surrounded quotes

The younger generation is surrounded by the Internet, apps, and video games. But somehow, my books make them read.Chetan Bhagat

I've been surrounded by some of the best economic minds in the country, and hopefully I've absorbed some of that.John Bolton

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy, whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy, and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.Richard Francis Burton

My father, George, has also affected the choices in my life regarding films. I like films that take chances or say something different or experiment. Growing up with him, I was surrounded by different artists - not just actors or film-makers but cartoonists, poets, writers.Leonardo DiCaprio

Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china.Charles Dickens

When you are surrounded by children, the child in you comes back.Celine Dion

The Arctic is an ocean. The southern pole is a continent surrounded by ocean. The North Pole is an ocean, or northern waters. It's an ocean surrounded by land, basically.Sylvia Earle

My addiction has always been beautiful women, being surrounded by them.Corey Feldman

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give.Jean de La Fontaine

You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it.Robert Frank

I was a late child from my parents, so I grew up surrounded by people a lot older than me. I think even when I was 21, I felt like I was a 70-year-old man.Jonathan Franzen

I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old.Cathy Freeman

Once you're in a particular country, and you're surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience.Evelyn Glennie

Everything was going for me, I didn't even know the meaning of the word insecurity and suddenly I am surrounded by words like operation, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation.Delta Goodrem

Going to a restaurant is one of my keenest pleasures. Meeting someplace with old and new friends, ordering wine, eating food, surrounded by strangers, I think is the core of what it means to live a civilised life.Adam Gopnik

My family originally lived in Brooklyn. Our first apartment was a little place above my father and uncle's hardware store in Coney Island. Now, don't get the impression that we were surrounded by merry-go-rounds, roller coasters and Ferris wheels. Nope, this was a little side street.Gilbert Gottfried

I don't listen to anything when I'm writing. I need total quiet, which is astounding, given that I spent years working for a newspaper and having to write features surrounded by ringing phones and people shouting.Jane Green

I was raised by a single mother and I've been in a 10-year relationship with my girlfriend. My whole life I've been surrounded by women.Jon Hamm

Once you have power, you are inevitably surrounded by people who have their own agendas and will tell you whatever advances them.Margaret Heffernan

I'm surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men.Christie Hefner