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Straighten Quotes and Sayings
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The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer.
Baseball is the belly-button of our society.
Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
- Bill Lee

If a person gets his attitude toward money straight,
it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
- Billy Graham

We wanted to enjoy what we were doing and we had business
things we had to straighten out and personnel problems
and it sort of took a little time to do it.
- Debbie Harry

 

When peoples care for you and cry for you,
they can straighten out your soul.
- Langston Hughes

They put me in a whole body suit, from my neck to my ankles.
It was so bad, I couldn't straighten my legs.
- Kieran Culkin

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't
stand a trip across the desert with limited water,
we're never going to straighten this country out.
- Ross Perot

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Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis
of fear and straighten up and step into another day.
- Edward Albert

If I were doing something that the Bible condemns,
I have two choices.
I can straighten up my act, or I can somehow distort
and twist and change the meaning of the Bible.
- Jerry Falwell

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability,
but comes through continuous struggle.
And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom.
A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The priority must be the unification of the world titles
to straighten things out.
But we should not wait that long anymore to change the situation,
because we are running out of time.
- Anatoly Karpov

I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter.
Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it,
where I could go to straighten it out in my mind.
But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.
- Warren G. Harding

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
- Phyllis Diller

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -
he promised Dad he'd go straight.
- John F. Kennedy

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

It's called a pen.
It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
- W. C. Fields

For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs -
like most variety artists.
But the straight actor believes you fix your performance
in rehearsal and that's it.
- Ron Moody

I know I'm fat and I know my hair is straight,
but I can sing.
- Kate Smith

Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe.
- Claud Cockburn

My parents had very high expectations.
They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
- Amy Tan

Sure, I could of done it different...
put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing.
I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.
- Wavy Gravy

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

I think there's nothing better than seeing a three-chord
straight up rock 'n' roll band in your face with sweaty
music and three minute good songs.
- Joan Jett

The Republican National Committee hired me,
and they hired me because they wanted someone who could
look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth.
- Frank Luntz

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

A straight factor is important in any comedy,
because you need something to tee it up and also to ground it.
- Jason Bateman

Can you tell a plain man the road to heaven? Certainly,
turn at once to the right, then go straight forward.
- William Wilberforce

I try to keep my head on straight and take nothing for granted.
- Anna Faris

The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight.
It's just about who you love.
Gender has very little to do with it.
- Mia Kirshner

What is a good performance? It lies in the hands and head of a performer...
the shortest way between two people is not a straight line.
- Earle Brown

Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.
- William Booth

My image had always been very heterosexual,
very straight.
So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify
my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
- Bruce Springsteen

Football is what keeps me going, what makes me prosper,
and what will keep me straight.
- William Green

I have to say, though, it's a little strange doing
both because Durant is very straight and stern and austere.
- Corbin Bernsen

Nature does not proceed in a straight line,
it is rather a sprawling development.
- Robert Smithson

I wanted to shoot straight, mainstream,
somehow off-beat.
Not only realistic West, which is quite unfamiliar
to the world's population -
even to a lot of Americans.
- Ang Lee

It is of course the nature of historical contraction
that the shortest distance to a historical destination
is never a straight line.
- Ibrahim Babangida

I am not the first straight dancer or the last.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I know, because I tried all sorts of ways of being in character,
and the best way is to be totally straight.
- Tommy Chong

Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation.
Every single cent.
- Steve Irwin

I'm just a bleeping maniac in straight clothing.
There's no reason to dress my monster up.
- Glenn Frey

There are many crooked lines and one straight line.
Which is the line of truth? Why the straight line?
Truth is always the shortest distance between two points.
- Sun Myung Moon

I go straight from thinking about my narrator to being him.
- S. E. Hinton

Why don't you talk, and go straight,
and let all be well?
- Black Kettle

I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye.
- Edgar Guest

I'm about as straight an arrow as you'll find out there.
- Deborah Norville

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers,
idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
- Logan P. Smith

I deliberately decided to write a kind of guide to
leather bars for straight people,
for people not into leather, so that people could see what it was all about.
- Thom Gunn

If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it.
You have to look it straight in the eye.
Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
- Maya Lin

A person should not be too honest.
Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
- Chanakya

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew,
Whose short refresh upon tender green,
Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone,
as it had never been.
- Samuel Daniel

I'm really normal.
I play football, go to the beach, drive.
We have dogs.
I can imagine people calling me a character,
but I'm Joe Straight.
- River Phoenix

If time is money, it seems moral to save time,
above all one's own, and such parsimony is excused
by consideration for others.
One is straight-forward.
- Theodor Adorno

I want to make someone walk straight,
but I've left my sons nothing but wars.
- Broderick Crawford

I was very surprised that for a while I could only get cast as straight.
It was that way for a few years.
- Steve Buscemi

We're going to Puerto Rico, where we're gonna close.
And we're so excited, we can't see straight.
- Chita Rivera

Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is,
at best, presumptuous.
It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
- Jessica Savitch

In high school I had sex with girls quite a few times.
They were straight women who I convinced to jump in the sack with me.
- Portia de Rossi

I tell all the rookies that come into our series and
all the young drivers they can come ask me anything at any time,
and we'll give them the straight shoot.
- Al Unser

You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country.
You just need to shoot straight.
- Barry Goldwater

Looking in the mirror to check if my tie is straight is a waste of my time.
I only look in the mirror once a day,
and that's in the morning when I shave.
- Lennart Meri

I will speak with a straight tongue.
- Chief Joseph

Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England.
- Stephen Gardiner

People can put their best poems straight onto the web.
- Roger McGough

I had a migraine for about seven or eight straight days,
and I was unable to sleep most nights.
- April Winchell

I am not a painter, nor an artist.
Therefore I can see straight, and that may be my undoing.
- Alfred Stieglitz


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