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Famous Stiff Quotations

List of Stiff Quotes

We found 18 quote(s) that contain the word Stiff.



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I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training. Josef Albers

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There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important. John Boorman

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I'm a working stiff. I just happened to be around at the right time, and nobody else wanted the job. Harry Bridges

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The best scheme of Phonetics is a stiff uncertain thing. Thomas Edward Brown

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Twenty can't be expected to tolerate sixty in all things, and sixty gets bored stiff with twenty's eternal love affairs. Emily Carr

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And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'. Phoebe Cary

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A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Prince Charles is very relaxed at the table, throwing his salad around willy-nilly. I didn't find him stiff at all. Madonna Ciccone

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Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint. F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Our employers today face numerous challenges and stiff competition from businesses all over the world. Jim Gerlach

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Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections. Meg Greenfield

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People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile. Judith Guest

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Ireland sober is Ireland stiff. James Joyce

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Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared stiff as if faced with looming seasickness. Gustav Klimt

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Time, which runs through the world like an endless tinsel thread, seemed to pass through the centre of this room and through the centre of these people and suddenly to pause and petrify, stiff, still and glittering... and the objects in the room drew a little closer together. Robert Musil

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I'm a working stiff, baby, just like everybody else. Peter O'Toole

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And so I was very grateful that I didn't do the British stiff upper lip, but I went straight to a therapist. And she was wonderful and helpful, and I went for about two years. Lynn Redgrave

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Misfortune had made Lily supple instead of hardening her, and a pliable substance is less easy to break than a stiff one. Edith Wharton