Top 125 Tail Quotes

In this post, you will find great Tail Quotes from famous people, such as Gerrit Cole, Shakin’ Stevens, Paul Stamets, Mary Harris Jones, A.J. Styles. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

You've got to go out there and play your tail off every

You’ve got to go out there and play your tail off every single day and at times during the year it can be tough to do that.
My older brothers would scour the railway tracks for lumps of fallen coal to keep us warm and we’d sleep, top to tail, three to a bed. So we were seriously poor in every way except for one. We were rich in love.
Turkey tail mushrooms have been used to treat various maladies for hundreds of years in Asia, Europe, and by indigenous peoples in North America. Records of turkey tail brewed as medicinal tea date from the early 15th century, during the Ming Dynasty in China.
I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists – the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers.
I busted my tail for so long, I’m just glad it’s getting recognized now as part of the WWE. Because let’s face it, the WWE is the biggest company out there when it comes to wrestling. I’m just happy that I’m being recognized as somebody who works hard, I guess.
The hospital industry to this day works its tail off to do the right thing.
We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.
Meriwether Lewis
The higher amount you put into higher education, at the federal level particularly, the more the price of higher education rises. It’s the dog that never catches its tail. You increase student loans, you increase grants, you increase Pell grants, Stafford loans, and what happens? They raise the price.
Bill Bennett
I’m just going to compete my tail off and hopefully win a lot of games.
I don’t live in L.A. on purpose because I don’t wanna be immersed in that. I have to have a real life, with real people, in order to inform what I’m doing; otherwise, it just becomes the snake eating its own tail. Vampirism.
The Liberals are the flying saucers of politics. No one can make head nor tail of them and they never are seen twice in the same place.
John G. Diefenbaker
There are many different kinds of PCs. You have fixed, virtual, tablets, notebooks, ultrabooks, desktops, workstations. What you find in commercial PCs, business PCs, is that there’s a really long tail of usage on client devices.
The tail of the comet always points straight away from the sun, in antisolar direction. Sometimes the tail trails behind, but sometimes it’s perpendicular, and sometimes it’s ahead of the comet like a headlight on a railroad locomotive.
Eugene Parker
I think there’s no question but what the tail end of the Bush administration, Bush-Cheney administration, that we took steps specifically geared to try and free up the financial sector.
I went through whole scene kid phase from when I was, like, 12 years old to 15. Black eyeliner – I got gauges, which I definitely regret now – and I had the world‘s worst haircut: it looked similar to a mullet with a rat‘s tail, essentially. It was not great.
Even if I hadn’t won ‘Drag Race,’ even if I’d never been on, I’d still be working my tail off, creating live shows, magazines, videos, anything I possibly could!
I think we make too many records. One record a year is crazy to me. But some people have to sell tickets. The label has to meet their quarterly number: ‘We need a record a year.’ All of a sudden, the tail’s wagging the dog. It’s not the music; it’s everything else making the music. That’s just backwards. It’s wrong.
Guys like Clyde McPhatter used to sing their tail ends off!
We’re very clear in the race that priority will be given to the lead car and more risk will be taken with the tail car. Sometimes that will work out, sometimes it won’t, but it’s very clear going into the event that those are the rules of engagement.
Coach Koetter coaches his tail off, and he definitely supports me.
A Georgian man‘s shirt had a long tail, which he tucked between his legs rather like a nappy. Over it went his ‘breech liners’, the long, linen forerunners of drawers. All of this was intended to keep his unwashable outer clothes free from the sweat and stink of his skin.
I’ve never worked with a tail, that I can remember. But there’s so much I can’t remember.
I was kind of like chasing my tail and trying to do the right thing, and was a little bit stupid. Or irresponsible, which is the same thing I guess. It’s just been really busy and I had a lot of great opportunities.
His name is ‘Mr. Spock.’ And the first view of him can be almost frightening – a face so heavy-lidded and satanic you might almost expect him to have a forked tail. Probably half Martian, he has a slightly reddish complexion and semi-pointed ears.
That’s the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they’ve been on, the event passes, the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate.
Yes, there are absolutely moments when you’re running out of ideas, and you do genuinely feel sorry for the bowlers when you keep asking them to run in again on a flat wicket, when partnerships get away from you, especially at the tail, which is one of the big differences in the modern game.
When I get to Sacramento, I’m going to work my tail off trying to become a complete player and hopefully bring a championship to the city.
I’m Southern, so alligator tail is pretty interesting and yummy.
There are many kids in and out of baseball who think that just because they have some natural talent, they have the world by the tail.
Hack Wilson
While in my late teens and in my 20s, I worked seven days a week, 20 hours a day. I worked my tail off.
Irony became the head that bit its tail and then there is no way out.
In Afghanistan, Biden's woke generals tucked their tail

In Afghanistan, Biden’s woke generals tucked their tail and ran. He dishonored the sacrifices made by every American soldier who fought in the 20-year war, especially those who gave their life for the cause.
I want each and every entire brushstroke to be seen. I want the marks made by the tip of the brush to carry as much meaning as the marks made by the dragging tail end, the part that splits open as the paint pulls away, thins and dries.
Like the tail fins on fifties American cars or the parabolic shapes of Populuxe furniture, ‘West Side Story’ incarnates the dream of momentum in the golden age of the twentieth century.
Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn’t think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
Mike Royko
Running like a bunny with his tail on fire.
Red Barber
Computing shows up in many different ways. You have computing that you wear, computing that you carry. What you think of as the traditional PC market has a long tail of usage, particularly in the commercial world, but also in consumer.
Follow me around. I don’t care. If anybody wants to put a tail on me, go ahead. They’d be very bored.
Gary Hart
Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.
June Carter Cash
The best answer and the best way forward to young women out there who want to get ahead is work your tail off. Work harder than everybody. Be better than everybody else. Do better. Try harder.
I once got my stiletto caught in my horse‘s tail on stage and went flying into the audience. It was a mental gig, so I think the crowd thought it was part of the show.
I’m really grateful to my parents for having the confidence in me to let me go. I was terrified I might have to slink back to the village with my tail between my legs, and treated every job as though it were my last – I still do – but fortunately, I got work and things seemed to slot into place.
An epigram is but a feeble thing – With straw in tail, stuck there by way of sting.
If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.
When I got into Yale College, got into Yale Law School. I’ve worked my tail off.
To anger female voters in America is to tread on the tiger‘s tail. Women turn out in huge numbers, and they are well aware of how their bodies work and what they need.
Social media – It’s not real life. I only caught the tail end of it in high school. It can be good, and it can be fun, but you can’t let it get toxic.
Natalia Dyer
It’s the same mindset I had in college. As long as I come in and work every day, it worked in college and I’m just going to continue to grind my tail off here in the NFL.
Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!
Human attention is limited, and a massive number of newly browsable books from the long tail necessarily compete with the biggest best-sellers, just as cable siphons audience from the major networks, and just as the Web pulls viewers from TV.
It’s not easy not getting playing time, but you have to keep showing up and working your tail off to be ready.
I had an amazing childhood, lots of love. But my dad worked his tail off, getting up at 4 in the morning and going off at 5, 6 o’clock, yet he always had time to spend with his kids and his wife.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.
I was at the tail end of the family. The next brother along was already seven years older than me. I remember growing up by myself, playing games by myself.
When I appear in public people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail – none of which is easy.
Princess Anne
‘Animal Kingdom‘ is a significant comet, and it’s cast a tail. It’s very hard to see anything post that happening without that.
The eldest and biggest of the litter was a dog cub, and when he drew his first breath he was less than five inches long from his nose to where his tail joined his back-bone.
Henry Williamson
I was on a TV show called ‘Glee.’ I mean, I was on the real tail end of that show; it was already way past its peak. But still, for me aged 17 landing something like that was a big deal.
I always condition my ends, and I love Mane and Tail. It’s so amazing. It leaves a film of moisture and just gives great texture.
This whole force is utterly demoralized by victory. There seems to be neither head nor tail.
Charles Ferguson Smith
I will not call that person happy who knows no rest because of his enemies, who is the butt of fun by all and for whom no one has any empathy, who is as if held on a leash by others, who has lost himself in hedonistic pursuits, who preys on those weaker to him and wags his tail for his superiors.
I’m not the same without the 10 other guys on that football field playing their tail off to move the ball down the field.
As an adult, my hero is my dog, Mouse. He is so friendl

As an adult, my hero is my dog, Mouse. He is so friendly to everyone he meets. He wags his tail and loves everyone, like Jesus!
Raw lobster tail, freeze dried, is amazing.
Time is the ultimate long tail. Even with a big wad of money up front, if something sells forever, the back end is what ultimately counts.
As a child, during the war, I drew Spitfires and Messerschmitts. With Spot, I found that I had designed a fuselage! His spot is on his side, the roundel marking of an English fighter plane, and the color bar of his tail is the color stripes of a plane’s rudder.
Eric Hill
I was riding my mountain bike in Colorado, and I met a dog who reminded me so much of my very first dog in the way she interacted with me, looked at me, and wagged her tail that I rode away convinced I’d just very possibly met the reincarnated version of my long lost friend.
When I was a little girl, my father, who was a high-ranking officer, pilot, and an avionics specialist in the United States military, would hoist me up onto the elevator – the flight control surface located at the tail of his airplane. From up there I could get a glimpse of the world as he saw it.
Do I believe in the devil? I don’t believe in a figure with horns and a tail.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
There are three types of pitchers you have to deal with. Some, you just have to tell what town they’re in, remind them where they are. Some, you remind them about mechanics, and some, you have to bust their tail. You have to make them your friend and have them trust you.
Johnny Bench
Towards the tail end of primary school, I was pulled aside by my headteacher and told I was joining a scheme for ‘gifted and talentedchildren, that would run from my 10th birthday until I was 16.
One meal I’m constantly reminded about is when I ate kangaroo tail in the desert in Australia; it wasn’t necessarily my favorite, but I will always remember it.
Rob Machado
All through the kind of late ’80s and ’90s, every A&R record company man was saying, ‘Now what we want is another record like ‘Back in the High Life.’ And, of course, that’s not the way to make music at all. That’s the tail wagging the dog.
If you’re not being pessimistic, you’re not being very realistic. But I think one must always have hope, and when you have children, of course, you have no choice but to work your tail off to try and protect the future for your children. And that is infused by hope in the end.
Most of the time I’m in khakis and a white T-shirt. I’m a total Gap girl. Super casual, hair in a pony tail and no makeup.
There’s something majestic about a 30-pound Chinook salmon roasted and served whole – people get excited when you present it with the head and tail on. It has beautifully browned skin and extraordinary bright red flesh when you cut into it.
The president is here, strong and firm as a monkey‘s tail.
Jean-Claude Duvalier
Be thou comforted, little dog, Thou too in Resurrection shall have a little golden tail.
There’s something bizarrely funny about a guy who doesn’t realise he’s, in essence, a dog chasing his own tail.
What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.
There’s an expression in Persian, ‘to play with the lion’s tail.’ I wasn’t what Iranian society wanted me to be – a good girl. I played with the lion’s tail.
Golshifteh Farahani
There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by the tail and face the situation.
I would rather be the tail of a lion than the head of a mouse.
Daddy Yankee
America’s vulnerability comes precisely from its strength, its wealth, its power and its modernity. It’s the usual story of the dog chasing its own tail.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
Francis Quarles
We had three small bedrooms. There were five boys in the back, top and tail, the girls in the front. Me and Leslie, the two youngest, were in with our parents. I was very happy but when they all got married and moved out Leslie and I thought we were kings.
My mother often told us that it is a poor dog that will not wag its own tail.
The Ferrari is exactly the same in the human context as the peacock‘s tail is on the peacock.
I have surreal dreams, so much so that I can never make head nor tail of them.
Anyone in showbiz rock ‘n’ roll who says they’re so tired of playing their hit songs, I want to smack them. I think it’s an act. Because, look, you work your tail off to get people to validate you.
I’m definitely guilty of turning tail and running in places in my life. It’s the lack of courage, really.
The wit knows that his place is at the tail of a proces

The wit knows that his place is at the tail of a procession.
When it comes to pinning blame, pin the tail on the donkeys.
I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That’s when I knew I had some athletic ability.
My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
I grew up at the very tail end of the vinyl era, and at the time, I remember, we couldn’t wait for CD to come along because vinyl was so frustrating. You would buy the record, take it home, and it would have a scratch, and you would have to take it back again.
I remember that. I was talking to him and I said how great it would be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive. On a cat you can tell everything. You can tell if they’re annoyed. You can tell whether they’re scared.
Don’t let your mouth write a check that your tail can’t cash.
Bo Diddley
Extremes meet’, as the whiting said with its tail in its mouth.
Thomas Hood
I am a pop culture person. And car people have clearly contributed to pop culture, which is how I knew about purple French tail lights and 30-inch fins without exactly knowing what they were.
In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We’ve got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
I want my job to include a little adventure, a little more of a heightened reality than what I’m actually living. And ‘Castle‘ has that. He gets this opportunity to tail these homicide detectives, and he’s driven by that. He’s a little immature, but he’s obviously loving life.
Back when we started this at the tail end of ‘Eye of the North,’ Ree Soesbee and I worked out 250 years of timeline between the end of ‘Eye of the North’ and the beginning of ‘Guild Wars 2.’
Jeff Grubb
My job is to be able to perform for three hours or three and a half hours every Sunday and I’ve got to work my tail off to get to the point where I can do it, and that’s what motivates me.
Any time you come out and bust your tail, good things are going to happen.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
Seeing my dad wake up super early when the sun wasn’t even out and then coming home when the sun was set, he worked his tail off to provide for our family and did a great job. He’s the most selfless man I know, and I think if I’m half the man he is, I’ll be all right in this world.
There’s an energy and excitement when you’re building a company. You have so much tail wind. You’re planting new seeds. But it’s also scary, because there’s no safety net.
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
My mother was a great storyteller and a great historian in her own way. She only made it to third grade. She came from Mexico City at the tail end of the Mexican Revolution and that kind of turmoil and chaos and frenzy and also excitement.
As demand shifts from offline retailers with limited shelf space to online channels with much larger assortments, the sales distribution is not getting fatter in the tail.
In certain fight scenes in ‘Raging Bull’ – for example, the shorter ones – I literally just took the head and tail of the shot and put it together, and it all worked beautifully.
I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.
Every time I start chasing my tail, and I’m trying to control all these elements of my universe, I pray, ‘I’m not in control of any of this. I can just do the best I can. Please guide me. Please help me figure how I can move through this in the way You would have me.’
What I respect in people more than anything is work ethic. And Justin Timberlake’s got that. He works his tail off, and he knows his stuff.
And so they pitched the show to me. It sounded like a good idea. We pitched the show back, and got it sold and got it on the air. And that’s kicking the tail.
Judge Mills Lane
To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one’s tail.
I was scared of running off to be a comedian and then having to come back with my tail between my legs.
My dad was just a little trailer trash white dude that worked his tail off, didn’t have a dad. He started working at 14, didn’t get to play sports. He dedicated his life to his kids to let us live our dreams.
I’ve always said money may buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail.
The irony is that the people we tend to vote for actually look down on voters and voting. That’s just idiotic, right? That’s like a snake eating its own tail! A wolf in a trap gnawing off its own head to escape!
I have swung on a flying trapeze, explored a glacier, and been hit in the face by a shark‘s tail while scuba diving. I like to throw myself fully into projects and adventures, which is probably how I managed to publish a book in the first place.
Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
I was born in 1946, so I was born on the tail end of wh

I was born in 1946, so I was born on the tail end of when everything was deemed important. You made things to last. If you came from a poor family, there was only one can opener.