Quotes: pulling

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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
    Source: Variation of izquotes.com/quote/162233
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    And in the lonely cool before dawn, you hear their engines roaring on.
    But when you get to the porch they're gone
    On the wind, so Mary climb in.
    It's a town full of losers and I'm pulling out of here to win.
    Source: Born To Run (1975) Thunder Road
  • And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
  • Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
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    I shan't be pulling the levers there but I shall be a very good back-seat driver.
  • Arianna Huffington
    Arianna Huffington
    Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman 1950-
    Arianna Huffington
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    I'm pulling out, and I'm going to concentrate every ounce of time and energy over the next week working to defeat the recall because I realize now that's the only way to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
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    Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking.
  • Bruce Oldfield
    Bruce Oldfield
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    My aim is to make you look the best you can and if that means a little bit of internal pulling and hoisting up, then so be it.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
  • Caity Lotz
    Caity Lotz
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    On 'Death Valley,' I fought this werewolf, and he was picking me up and slamming me down. They put padding down in the garbage so he could really slam me down. They're flying around and I'm doing these jumping flying triangles pulling the guy down. It's just fun.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
  • Bram Stoker
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    Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
    Booker T. Washington
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    There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
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