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Thorpe Quotes

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My favorite athlete of all time would have to be Jim Thorpe.
- Randy Castillo

Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I think a lot of Jim Thorpe, the Olympian,
and his accomplishments.
- Lee Trevino

Being compared to Ian Thorpe, that could be one of
the greatest compliments you could ever get in swimming -
being compared to him and Mark Spitz.
- Michael Phelps

 

Sometimes we question things that we have done in our
lives but how many times do we question what we haven't done in someone else's.
- Ian Thorpe

Young people and Indian people need to know that we
existed in the 20th Century.
We need to know who our heroes are and to know what
we have done and accomplished in this century other
than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
- Russell Means

I give 'em the hip, then I take it away.
- Jim Thorpe

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Remember to do the things you enjoy away from swimming,
regularly.
- Ian Thorpe

For myself, losing is not coming second.
It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better.
For myself, I have won every race I've been in.
- Ian Thorpe

My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner,
especially spicy food.
- David Byrne

What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
- Rodney Dangerfield

The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
- William Lyon Phelps

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

Our favorite holding period is forever.
- Warren Buffett

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

These are a few of my favorite things.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

Dogs are my favorite people.
- Richard Dean Anderson

You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles,
watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
- David Letterman

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary

One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid,
because it was so different from all the others.
I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston.
I have always been keen on dancing.
- Sarah Sutton

My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies,
Tramps and Thieves.
- Brent Spiner

Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world.
I've seen him in most everything he's done.
- Meryl Streep

There are so many unbelievable words...
But that doesn't mean I have a favorite word.
- Brett Hull

My favorite holiday spot has to be New York,
on the St.
Lawrence River.
Without a doubt that area there is perfect for me.
Very, very spacious.
It's nice.
- Tom Felton

My favorite animal is steak.
- Fran Lebowitz

When I used to play nightclubs, you had to play Top
40 or favorite oldies that maybe people could relate to.
- Rick Danko

My favorite language for maintainability is Python.
It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation,
good library support, and optional named parameters.
- Bram Cohen

My favorite sounds are the high, spacey ones that are very ambient.
- Andy Summers

One of my favorite vacation places is Miami,
because of the people, the water and the beach -
of course -
and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.
- Oksana Baiul

I felt like I was making a record under the radar,
and that is my favorite way to do anything.
- Alanis Morissette

My favorite actresses are Cameron Diaz,
Julia Roberts and Julie Andrews.
- Dakota Fanning

When I was in jail, I was a lot of people's favorite person.
I practically ran the jail.
I had more freedom than the police.
- Flavor Flav

My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4,
the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
- Kool Moe Dee

A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his
mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror.
- Sigmund Freud

My second favorite household chore is ironing.
My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
- Erma Bombeck

My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.
- Bo Jackson

My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets.
- Bridget Hall

Tea, though ridiculed by those who are naturally coarse
in their nervous sensibilities will always be the favorite
beverage of the intellectual.
- Thomas de Quincey

Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like,
something similar of their favorite memories growing up.
If only it were that simple.
- William Taylor

I think one of my very favorite films of all time was
with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey,
the gardener.
Being There.
- Blythe Danner

My favorite moment of the whole thing was when John
Belushi suggested that I get a hold of all the blues
records I could so I could research the music.
- Steve Cropper

My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated,
my whole family went.
- Beau Bridges

My favorite thing is to go where I've never been.
- Diane Arbus

Probably the most difficult things were my favorite parts.
The make-up and the big fight sequence at the end of
the movie were very difficult but really fun and challenging.
- Scott Speedman

If I were to name my favorite pastime,
I'd have to say talking about myself.
I love it and I think most other people do too.
We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers.
- Hedy Lamarr

I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies,
and it wasn't a favorite film.
Then I saw the one that was made in 1990,
which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
- Brendan Fraser

Well, my favorite color I guess I would say yellow.
- Fran Drescher

The depth of John Candy's talent did surprise me.
He was one of my all-time favorite leading men.
- Maureen O'Hara

I try not to have favorites, but Barfly is one that I like.
My favorite is always the one I just finished.
- Barbet Schroeder

I spent the first twenty years of my writing career
preparing for the mystery genre,
which is my favorite literary form.
- Sue Grafton

Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing,
and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
- Paul Parker

If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories,
I don't think I'd have trouble doing that.
- Ann Beattie

People are People still gets played to death on '80s stations.
It was our first big break in America.
It's not exactly my favorite song.
- Martin Gore

The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter...
and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record.
- Johnny Winter

I'd have to say that my favorite thing is writing a
song that really says how I feel,
what I believe - and it even explains the world to
myself better than I knew it.
- Jackson Browne

Physical comedy is my favorite thing in the world to do.
- Jason Biggs

Senorita was fun to sing, but I don't really have a favorite.
When you write a bunch of songs, they're like your babies.
You don't pick favorites.
- Justin Timberlake

When I interview celebrities, I always try to throw them off balance.
My favorite is to ask 'em about crazy sex stuff like
donkey punches and Monroe transfers.
Works every time.
- Rachel Perry

And this one I wanted to do some covers.
So I just really sang some of my favorite songs.
- Katey Sagal

My favorite singer to this day is Nat King Cole.
I've tried to emulate his phrasing.
It is so absolutely beautiful to listen to his lovely voice.
- Johnny Mathis

I always say that my favorite game was Original Adventure,
published by both Microsoft and Apple Computer back in 1980.
- Roberta Williams

Sometimes a 3-1 favorite loses.
That's why they call it gambling, and that's why they
keep flipping over the cards.
- Richard Roeper

My favorite on screen moments are when you are really
there and you know you're creating something.
That's so exciting...
it's why you come to work.
- Jason Dohring

Growing up, my favorite TV show was Star Trek.
- Casper Van Dien

I never weary of great churches.
It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery.
Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

A lot of the reasons why something is a favorite thing
are all things you don't necessarily see,
the place, the people, the time, where you are,
what it meant to you at the time.
- Jeffrey Jones

Cukor is one of my favorite directors.
He was a master at directing women.
- Pedro Almodovar

My favorite meal is turkey and mashed potatoes.
I love Thanksgiving, it's just my favorite.
I can have Thanksgiving all year round.
- Cindy Margolis

For the very first time, viewers will be able to watch
their favorite shows before the rest of the world.
- Peter Chernin

A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in.
It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name.
It just represents the songs through my eyes.
- Alicia Keys


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