shut quotes

The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.Gilbert K. Chesterton

They missed a great opportunity to shut up.Jacques Chirac

Rejoicing in the good fortune of others is a practice that can help us when we feel emotionally shut down and unable to connect with others. Rejoicing generates good will.Pema Chodron

One of the most beneficial things I've ever learned is how to keep my mouth shut.Eric Clapton

I had a bad time in school in the first grade. Because I had been a rather lonely child on a farm, but I was free and wild and to be shut up in a classroom - there were 40 children on those days in the classroom, and it was quite a shock.Beverly Cleary

I'm very lucky. I am one of those people who is able to go home, shut the front door and completely focus on the kids.Nick Clegg

I try to read for pleasure whenever I can - it's a great way just to shut it off for a while so your brain doesn't get fried.Hillary Clinton

I feel like I'm a New Yorker because I really know the city. I actually tell the drivers where to go - I have this bad habit, I always question the drivers. I do that all the time because I feel like I know the best way, when really it's like, 'Yo, man, shut up. This dude does this every day of his life.'J. Cole

I am a bit sickie happy. I am prone to black clouds too, but... I am embarrassed about them. It's like: 'My diamond shoes are too tight. My money clip doesn't fit all my fifties.' I mean - really. Shut up.Olivia Colman

Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it's too late.Rita Coolidge

I can't admit things; that's why I can't go to funerals and stuff like that. I find it very, very difficult to deal with that kind of reality. I shut myself off totally because it affects me so badly.Simon Cowell

In the past, people used to tell me to shut up a bit. But what I believe is to put out your opinion and let everyone else react. If I'm wrong, I'm wrong.Mark Cuban

I shut up and keep my ears and eyes open.Kieran Culkin

So, am I friendly with my daughter and her friends? Yes. Am I their friend? No. Does she shut the door? Yes, and I very much support the shut door.Jamie Lee Curtis

In this business you break a leg and 150 other people are out of work while production is shut down. It's not like you were an accountant and could still work with your leg in a cast.Ken Curtis

I'm a pretty private person, so I'd like to say I'm a good ear and that I keep my mouth shut.James Badge Dale

What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.Salvador Dali

The older I get, the more of a recluse I turn into. I love the social aspect of my work. It's like a commune and gets very intense and very sociable. Then when I am not working, I shut myself away, so I can see myself living up a mountain.Ben Daniels

The Giants were supposed to have a new motto, 'Shut up and deal.'Alvin Dark

I am saddened by how people treat one another and how we are so shut off from one another and how we judge one another, when the truth is, we are all one connected thing. We are all from the same exact molecules.Ellen DeGeneres