Talked Down To Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 49 Talked Down To Quotes

#1. Naturally enough when I was a young dancer, I was terribly anxious to get ahead, and to get ahead quickly. I was impatient with all those older people who talked of the long grind to the top, who turned me down for jobs I knew I could do. - Author: Anna Neagle
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#2. I did turn down 'The Virgin Suicides.' I talked to the producers about it, and I just honestly told them that I didn't get it. Is it supposed to be funny, is it a thriller, what is it? - Author: Terry Zwigoff
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#3. I talked to the team a lot about staying power. You never find out if you have that until you've been beaten down a few times. - Author: Bill Parcells
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#4. When we don't get acknowledgment or feel that we are giving more than we are getting out of conversations or feel talked down to, we become anxious, disrespected, and humiliated. Humble - Author: Edgar H Schein
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#5. People say, 'Gee, you don't really do political music.' Well, I sing a lot of songs about how men and women and lovers treat each other, and none of us want to be talked down to or belittled or ignored or disrespected ... So I'm proud to be a feminist. - Author: Bonnie Raitt
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#6. They talked about God. They had no picture in their minds of some mist steaming upward: rather of strong, skillful hands thrust down to make, and mend, perhaps even to destroy. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#7. Helena Bonham-Carter and I sat down to talk about [Cinderella movie] and she said, 'I really want to do it but only one thing I insist on and that's wings.' She had to have wings and [costume designer] Sandy Powell didn't want wings to begin with but had to be talked around, but that was fun. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#8. Where I come from money isn't to be talked about or flaunted in front of strangers. But Ajax snatched up the wad and counted it out loud, ceremonially, slapping the notes down on the table while the witnesses mouthed the amounts. It was all so public and embarrassing. - Author: John Mole
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#9. Poetry's unnat'ral; no man ever talked in poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin' day, or Warren's blackin' or Rowland's oil, or some o' them low fellows; never you let yourself down to talk poetry, my boy. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#10. He cupped her face and held her still, as he looked into her brown eyes; she was all flash and no bang. She talked big, but when it came down to it, she was a simple girl. - Author: Elaine White
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#11. My father was an army champion boxer ... in the British army. And so he loved boxing and talked it up as a sport. But then when my brother and I were beating the crap out of each other, he was always trying to tone it down. But I am a fan of boxing. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#12. The whiskey was going down sweet. That was what happened after a while, with no meal to assist - it had to do the food work on its own.
"There. We talked about death."
"That's talking about death? - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#13. When I was a young kid, the best stuff on television was always the BBC period dramas - it was what we sat down as a family to watch and what people talked about and looked forward to. - Author: Neil Jackson
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#14. No one enjoys being talked down to, but I have a particular aversion to it. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#15. We kinda hated sitcoms when we sat down and talked about this. We wanted to do something that was in the sitcom vain but totally different. - Author: Christopher Titus
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#16. I know a lot of people who are not here anymore, and I wonder why I'm still here ... Not a day goes by that I don't think about Sam Cooke. His presence is so strong and so convincing to me, a true artist, a true talent, who never talked down to people. - Author: Bobby Womack
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#17. If I can make one generalised statement, and generalised statements are never entirely true, nobody wants to be talked down to, kids included. - Author: Spike Jonze
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#18. Hester bade little Pearl run down to the margin of the water, and play with the shells and tangled sea-weed, until she should have talked awhile with yonder gatherer of herbs. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#19. I feel angry that I can't be hypnotized. I'm not putting it down, and I'm not saying that it doesn't exist. I have talked to a great many people who are very good at it, but so far nobody has ever been able to hypnotize me. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#20. It is a feeling of relief, almost of pleasure, at knowing yourself at last genuinely down and out. You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them, and you can stand it. It takes off a lot of anxiety. - Author: George Orwell
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#21. As we talked of freedom and justice one day for all, we sat down to steaks. I am eating misery, I thought, as I took the first bite. And spit it out. - Author: Alice Walker
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#22. A man's ability to haggle is never a turn-on. The only thing less romantic than how much you paid is how much you saved. The last thing we want to hear is how you talked the jeweler down on our new earrings. - Author: Jennifer Coolidge
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#23. I feel I could be walking down the street, and if somebody talked to me, I could just slot into 'Miss Marple' and know how she would react. - Author: Geraldine McEwan
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#24. I think the true test of a pop song, for me, and I've talked to a lot of other writers about this, is you take your demo, you pop it in your car and you drive down Sunset Blvd. to Santa Monica, and that's the Hollywood car test. - Author: Ryan Tedder
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#25. She talked to herself as she wrote. "Dark hair, about six four five, two-forty. Shoulders the size of Nebraska. Amazing blue eyes." She put down her pen. Amazing blue eyes?Where did that come from? - Author: David Baldacci
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#26. Pope had been flattered till he thought himself one of the moving powers of the system of life. When he talked of laying down his pen, those who sat round him intreated and implored; and self-love did not suffer him to suspect that they went away and laughed. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#27. Years ago, we all talked about recycling and not dumping things down your drain and all of that, but talking doesn't help much. Basically, it's going to have to be legislation because the impact is so huge and diversified. - Author: Ted Danson
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#28. I don't like the idea of talking down to kids. I think I was talked down to, and you rebel against that. - Author: Simon Baker
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#29. People don't listen when you lecture. No one wants to be talked down to or scolded. - Author: Scott Thompson
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#30. Her husband sat silently while she talked, his hands fisted together, his half-smile set in concrete; he looked wisely down at the tablecloth. So this is marriage, I thought: this shared tedium, this twitchiness, and those little powdery runnels forming to the sides of the nose. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#31. She walked up to him, put her arms around his middle and kissed him. "Like I said, I think the game is pointless anyway. We're not showing signs, so hopefully we're in the clear." Mark couldn't have talked if he'd wanted to. He leaned down and kissed her, and this time the kiss was much longer. - Author: James Dashner
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#32. Prior to the internet, the last technology that had any real effect on the way people sat down and talked together was the table - Author: Clay Shirky
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#33. It's always better to attack than to defend," Coram had told her when they talked about fencing late at night. "Always. Ye don't win with defense
ye only hold the other feller off, or wear him down. Attack and have done with it! - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#34. It is such a comfort to nestle up to Michael Angelo Sanzio Raphael when one is in trouble. He is such a grand tree. He has an understanding soul. After I talked with him and listened unto his voice, I slipped down out of his arms. - Author: Opal Whiteley
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#35. There's nothing about the times when she wasn't funny or sexy, or when she talked too much or about her pissing or shitting. There's no way to really preserve a person when they're gone and that's because whatever you write down it's not the truth, it's just a story. - Author: Steven Hall
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#36. Addie and Louis sat down in front. She had arranged the funeral and told the minister about Ruth. He hadn't known her at all. She had stopped going to any church because of her feeling about orthodoxy and the childish ways in which churches talked and thought about God. - Author: Kent Haruf
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#37. I'm carded for R-rated movies. And I get talked down to a lot. When I try to go rent a car or buy an airplane ticket or other stuff adults do, I get 'Okaaaaaay, honey.' I remember when I was 18, getting crayons in a restaurant. - Author: Kristen Bell
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#38. You talked to your mother about Duncan's erectile dysfunction?" He glared down at her. "Has he considered taking your TV away? - Author: Dana Marie Bell
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#39. Our friend Nunheim was filled full of .32s just about an hour after he copped the sneak on us - deader'n hell. The pills look like they come from the same gun that cut down the Wolf dame. The experts are matching 'em up now. I guess he wishes he'd stayed and talked to us. - Author: Dashiell Hammett
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#40. I found it really difficult when teachers talked down to me. - Author: Sophie Turner
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#41. When I was growing up, my mother only put her foot down once: She said, 'You are going to college.' And that was a lifesaving moment. But she never talked to me about my clothes or hair. So I learned how to parent my kids through her. - Author: Jada Pinkett Smith
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#42. I haven't talked to any young artists for a long time. But if we did sit down, I'd definitely tell them my viewpoint. If it was Lady Gaga, I'd say: 'You're talented, and you've obviously got the goods ... what the hell are you doing with your image? How can anyone take you serious?' - Author: Suzi Quatro
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#43. Huh. Perhaps I was a bit too much of a dick the first two times I talked to her. Good thing she didn't know I briefly considered burning her house down. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#44. I got around a lot, and lots of people talked to me. I salted down stories by the barrel load. - Author: Hedda Hopper
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#45. Most people went and sat down in front of the television. Others stared into space, others talked in low voices to themselves, but who has not done the same at some moment in their lives? - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#46. That's how I felt about this miserable quest: every person I talked to would let me down until I found the one person who could help me figure out that night. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#47. Her rage filled the house, flat stale smoke. It got into everything, into our hair and our food, like the fallout they talked to us about in school that would one day drift down soft as snow. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#48. It's a terrific ... you can't put it down. So I phoned him back and I said I'd love to do it. I went over to Paris for a meeting, and we just talked very generally about the approach. - Author: Ronald Harwood
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#49. The more she talked that way, the worse I felt. She highlighted my awkwardness, my lack of knowledge about the right things to say and do. I was a blundering adolescent in her eyes, and she was trying to let me down easy. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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