sheer quotes

For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon. For culture, Japan. And for all-around affection, Australia.Sam Abell

The sheer force of the music calls for a wild audience reaction.Emanuel Ax

Sometimes the intensity and the grind of doing television can wear you down, but at the same time there's something about the repetition, the sheer mass of work that you do that's also liberating.Simon Baker

The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?W. E. B. Du Bois

I was a journeyman chef of middling abilities. Whatever authority I have as a commenter on this world comes from the sheer weight of 28 years in the business. I kicked around for 28 years and came out the other end alive and able to form a sentence.Anthony Bourdain

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror.Pappy Boyington

I don't believe any lip shade is off-limits, but texture is key. A sheer lipstick in a healthy pink or neutral color looks more polished and grown-up than a super-shiny gloss.Bobbi Brown

In terms of sheer writing I might have done most of my work by 11. If you get up at 6:30 or 7 you can get a huge amount done by 11 and have the rest of the day off if you want to, though I have to check my accumulating e-mails. No one ever sends me horrible e-mails. Although some of my books are supposed to be hated, no one ever tells me.Melvin Burgess

I just love the sheer mess of New York.Carter Burwell

The Galapagos Islands are probably the most famous wildlife-watching destination in the world. And no wonder - it's almost impossible to exaggerate the sheer spectacle of the place that provided inspiration for Charles Darwin's ground-breaking theory of natural selection.Mark Carwardine

The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government - from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration - could fill committee agendas for years.Tom Coburn

Nobody gets argued all the way into becoming a believer on the sheer basis of logic and reason. That requires a leap of faith.Francis Collins

For sheer sexiness, a man must be beautiful. Funny. yes. Clever, no.Jilly Cooper

True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is.Ralph Adams Cram

Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure.George Crumb

From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.Bette Davis

The sheer magnitude of Speaker Pelosi's spending spree is mind boggling. Most of us do not use the number 1,000,000,000,000 in our daily lives, so it is difficult to attach tangible value to the figure.Geoff Davis

I'm inspired by the sheer ingenuity and intelligence possessed by my fellow band mates.Brad Delson

I can't believe there is a poet who hasn't eagerly put down a word one day, only to erase it the next day deciding it was sheer lunacy. It's part of the process of selection.Stephen Dobyns

Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.Abba Eban