Top 191 Few Things Quotes

In this post, you will find great Few Things Quotes from famous people, such as Jimmy Carl Black, Scott Pruitt, Fannie Lou Hamer, Travis Beacham, P. J. O’Rourke. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I

I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I still would like to see that happen. I enjoyed making 200 Motels and did try out for a few things when I lived in LA, but nothing ever happened. I’m still hoping though.
Few things are as sacred and as fundamental to Oklahomans as the constitutional rights of free speech and the free exercise of religion.
I had to leave, and my husband was forced to stay on this plantation until after the harvest season was over. And then the man that we had worked for, he’d taken the car, and the most of the few things we had had been stolen.
There’s a few things I learned from my experience on ‘Hieroglyph.’ First of all, I learned that building a world doesn’t need to be as expensive as a summer blockbuster. Yeah yeah, newsflash, I know.
There are a few things that people all around the world need to admit to themselves. Trade restraints slow economic growth, the euro is not a reserve currency, and scoreless sports ties are boring.
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
Marie Dressler
The important thing is not the measurement of how many or few things you have, but your own state of mind and how you feel about the things you have and don’t have.
There are few things quite so effortlessly enjoyable as watching an eminent person getting in a huff and flouncing out of a television interview, often with microphone trailing.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
There are a few things that I will hopefully be credited for as a pioneer. One is my four-mallet playing. Another one is the starting what was first called jazz rock in 1967 when I started my first band, later became jazz fusion by the 1970s.
Gary Burton
You have to learn a few things, which you do along the way, but basically, poetry is a matter of the ear. Iambic pentameters or what constitutes a stanza comes naturally – your ears will know.
I know when I’m good and when there are a few things I need to iron out.
So yes, I do want to try and keep things going if I can. I have a few things brewing… And if it doesn’t happen, I did buy an ice cream van a while ago. So I always have that to fall back on.
Few things can frustrate us more than trying to make a person someone he or she isn’t; we feel crazy when we try to pretend that person is someone he or she is not.
When you are adapting a book to a visual medium, you tend to leave a few things and add a few new ones.
Knowledge is very important and one of the few things that accompanies us into the next life.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Booker T. Washington
I used to, in the summertime, spend so much money doing a lot of fun stuff. Now, I’m actually consciously trying to save so we can live how we want to live after basketball. I’ve even sold a few things.
There are few things that have filled me with such breathless awe as flying in the black of night across oceans and continents and looking out my cockpit window upon the infinite glory of millions of stars.
No ashes are lighter than those of incense, and few things burn out sooner.
My training is always the same. A few things might change for me from fight to fight, but it’s really the same regimen.
You need wickets to be brave. When you get wickets, you can try anything. But when you don’t, you always hesitate to try a few things because it is not always about giving runs and getting wickets.
There are few things as powerful as the joy of someone who got a second chance and found their purpose.
You see how Spanish, Italians, Portuguese play football. I don’t say they are perfect, I say English football has a few things to learn from them in the same way they have a lot of things to learn from English football.
There are very few things I’ve done just twice in my life, 40 years apart, and one is to backpack on the Pacific Crest Trail across the California/Oregon border.
I only know about a few things, but I am quite good at bluffing. There are a whole range of subjects, including the Renaissance, which I am prepared to sound expert on.
Very few things are off-limits for me.
I spend a fair bit of time in Los Angeles, and there is much I love about the place – the weather, the food, the beaches and the golf. And a few things I don’t. Like the way an enormous number of mentally ill people seem to be forced to live on the streets with little or nothing in the way of government assistance.
Few things detract more from your credibility and the respect of your colleagues and peers than being called on the carpet to deflect accusations and defend an untruth.
I absolutely adore cows. They’re the most fascinating, gentle and beautiful animals. Their eyes are so amazing. I have ten that live on the land around my house. I love to talk to them. There are few things better than falling asleep in a field and being woken up by an inquisitive cow.
There are very few things that surprise me.
Few things in life seem more sexy than a banned book.

Few things in life seem more sexy than a banned book.
There are few things as seemingly untouched by the real world as a child asleep.
I do like to cook. But I only cook a few things, but those few things I do really well.
There are few things I like more than to see old people twinkling. A shopping centre I frequent has Tea Dance Tuesdays and I regularly pop by to see the over- 60s twirling about to a live band.
There are very few things I’ve ever been a part of that I believe in more than the Iran deal, and everything I said I believe to be true, and I was trying to make a case about the facts.
There are few things more American than falling back on the language of race when what we’re really talking about is class or, more accurate still, manners, values and taste.
There are few things that you can’t do as long as you are willing to apply yourself.
Greg LeMond
There are very few things of virtuosity or genius that you can actually witness.
I need to be thinking about a few things at once. I think it actually helps because you’re cross-fertilizing yourself.
Saul Griffith
Compared to my physique before pregnancy, yes, I do feel different. I have worked really hard and changed a few things – not only my fitness regime but also my nutrition. When I think about it, being pregnant definitely helped my physique.
You have to get outside of your comfort zone if you’re going to make significant changes in your life, and since few things scare people like the unknown, feeling fear is an excellent sign that you’re on the right track.
For me, few things are more compelling than watching a great opera.
You want to do a few things really well because you want to come out with a product that is fully baked, even though it may be lacking in a few features or whatever, rather than the one that’s all-achieving but not doing anything too well.
A few things I’ve noticed about myself as a listener, and the music that I relate to and the music that’s continued to mean something to me since I was a little kid or a teenager, is that they’re songs that tell stories and songs that come from a place of experience.
When you get pure joy out of ‘being’ rather than ‘doing’ or ‘seeing‘, that’s when you realize how big and unexplainable some things are and being a dad is one of those very few things.
Brendan Fehr
Few things give me more pride and hope for our future than when I see women, of all ages and backgrounds, in leadership roles. We need even more women in elected office, running businesses, and guiding organizations.
There are very few things in the body that nitric oxide doesn’t regulate.
Ferid Murad
Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
Bubbles are one of the few things in life that we are allowed to break.
Empire Square production finishes in about a month‘s time, so at the moment, right now, I’m just completely full on Empire Square. There’s no time to do anything else. But there’s a few things on the back burner, including another Blur album before too long.
Dave Rowntree
One of the very few things that I do every single day is put on fragrance. If I’m not wearing make-up, if my hair‘s not done, if I’m walking around in pyjamas – I still put my fragrance on. I will brush my teeth and put on my perfume.
I’ve seen few things more depressing than the end-of-season Giants-Padres series in 2001 in which Barry Bonds hit his 68th homer of the year while a .227-hitting, rapidly fossilizing Rickey Henderson staggered like a delirious marathoner toward 3,000 hits.
It’s an image that the media has given me as a bad girl, and the only reason they gave me that image is just because of the few things that have gone wrong in my life, and also because I grew up living in a trailer.
Tonya Harding
There are a few things that we can do. One of them is that we can increase the taxes that people are paying who are the extremely wealthy in our communities. So, 70 percent, 80 percent, we’ve had it as high as 90 percent.
I’ve done quite a few things based on real events or real people, and I think that’s always really interesting that you can read about them or, if you’re lucky, you can meet them.
I was very afraid to write a novel – it was a dream for a very long time, and it was one of the few things that I was afraid to try.
Melissa Marr
Steve Jobsability to focus in on a few things that count, get people who get user interface right, and market things as revolutionary are amazing things.
I have done quite a few things that I’m not proud of. But now I can equate it to artistry without an outlet. At school, I couldn’t help but colour outside the lines. My passion just caused my reactions to be that much more volatile.
There are few things more unfair than getting compared with Jurgen Klopp.
I travel pretty frequently, but a few things that are routine are going for a run, getting my green tea in the morning, and checking email… well, all the time!
I am always available to share my experiences. I am happy to talk to people in Indian sports administration, maybe teach them a few things, and eventually help out an athlete. That would make me happiest.
In Brazil, you buy tickets to go to the stadium to watc

In Brazil, you buy tickets to go to the stadium to watch the carnival, but in Trinidad, you buy a costume and take part. There are very few things that can rival that experience.
When you become a parent, you leave a lot of things behind and refocus, maybe on how simple life really is and what few things there really are to worry about. And everything else can go by the wayside.
I believe your career is one of the few things that stay with you forever. It also gives you the confidence to lead a happy life.
There are few things in which we deceive ourselves more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our friends. It is little better than a piece of quackery. The truth is, we think of them as we please, that is, as they please or displease us.
I have changed a few things since playing in Europe, and for the better.
Things for me really started to click right after my third year in the league. I sort of figured out that there were a few things that I needed to do if I wanted to get better – I needed to gain some more weight and add some strength.
Don’t lie – when you are 105 years of age – on your deathbed, thinking, ‘I should have done a few things!’ I would like to think I tried as much as I could.
Few things are more enjoyable than lingering over the atlas and plotting a trip.
J. Maarten Troost
There are a few things for the New York actor that you hope to one day cross off the bucket list. One of them was I got to do an episode of ‘Blue Bloods,’ which was really fun.
There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die.
There are a few things that make me angry. Mostly things not going my way.
I am not a foodie so the idea of sacrificing a few things doesn’t bother me. I can go on without eating as long as I don’t suffer from acidity.
And then we’ve got Blades of Glory, and we’ve got Brothers Solomon, and I’ve got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.
To be quite honest. I have seen a few things in 3D, and it didn’t involve me anymore than when I saw something in 2D.
I don’t have many superstitions, but I do have a few things I like to do out of routine and habit before a game.
Few things are more important to our country’s future than recruiting and keeping great teachers in our schools.
Let me clarify a few things about TV news on the national level at NBC and MSNBC. We write our own stories. There is no teleprompter for reporters. No traveling makeup artists or stylists. And there is very little sleep.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it‘ when things are tough.
Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.
Arthur Balfour
There were a few things going on then away from football, my nan and grandad passed away quite close together and, this might sound daft to anyone who doesn’t have a dog, but my dog passed away and that hurt me.
There are very few things that I don’t talk about – even my relationships.
I could say I’m a writer or that I’m a musician but I don’t really do music; I do music to go with things I’m developing. Then I do act in a few things, but I’m not really an actor. I’m not a comedian, but I am known for comedy. I just don’t know. I feel like I’m a slightly interdisciplinary jack of all trades.
I would like to see more Bollywood films! The more stylized musicals are a new trend in the U.S. We are beginning to make musicals again after a long break, practically since the days of the studio structure, so perhaps we can learn a few things from Bollywood about this fun style of film-making.
Maggie Grace
Writing really evokes empathy in a way very few things can do.
Erin Gruwell
It’s something that – jazz is one of the few things that you can go and listen to, I don’t care where you’re from, what you are, what background you come from – there’s something there for you.
Billy Higgins
I would quite like to be home secretary again if I ever got the opportunity because there’s a few things I’d like to do a bit better than last time.
On a personal level, I’ve seen a lot in my time as attorney general, but few things have affected me as greatly as my visit to Ferguson. I had the chance to meet with the family of Michael Brown. I spoke to them not just as attorney general but as a father of a teenage son myself.
There’s no point in having a bunch of stuff that you’re not going to wear. Why not just have a few things that you actually like?
Dad was, is, and always will be one of the kindest, most generous, gentlest souls I’ve ever known, and while there are few things I know for certain right now, one of them is that not just my world but the entire world is forever a little darker, less colorful, and less full of laughter in his absence.
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.
Well, we didn’t have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band.
Few things are more important to each individual's futu

Few things are more important to each individual‘s future success or to our nation‘s prosperity than education.
There’s all sorts of terrible things that happen around the world. And comedy’s one of those few things where you can discuss those things.
I wanted to be looked at for the skateboarder that I was. I didn’t want to be the 36-year-old skateboarder who’s still holding on while owning a company at the same time. I wanted to make my mark and travel and accomplish a few things here and there and then get out.
Jason Lee
When it comes to inmates, we have boiled them down to just the few things we know about them – their crime, their current life situation, their identification number. But the reality is they were something before they were their crime.
There are very few things in the world that make me feel a feeling, really.
I thought I had a pretty good American accent but I had a few sessions with a voice coach over there and she was picking up on a few things. Possibly because I’ve got such a strong Northern accent, I emphasise the wrong part of words so the idea is to work on my American accent.
I wouldn’t wear turtlenecks. That I’m not envious of. But who knows? I might sneak out a few things and hope and pray that no one says, ‘Hey, didn’t you wear that when you were playing an enormous geek on TV?’
As someone who asks questions for a living, there are few things that annoy me more than people who won’t ask for themselves. Social media is a great help, but so is something as simple as turning on your television or powering up your laptop to watch a smart news show.
I’ve got my eye on a few things to spend my money on. I’ve got my own bank card but I am really good with money. I don’t spend too much at all.
Talent is one of the few things that can’t be created. It can be enhanced – it can be coached and brought out of people – but you can’t deny it.
When I talk about taking bold actions in the world, few things are bolder than creating the ‘Huffington Post’ from scratch and reinventing the newspaper business.
At the beginning of my career, I can honestly say there were a few things I was doing wrong, and I was wondering why I was going a little bit off track.
There have been times I’ve said a few things in anger when we’ve lost. But it’s just how I’m programmed. I want to win.
I don’t really rate these matches as winning or losing, Sydney and Kooyong. That’s not important to me. What’s important for me is to get out on the court, do my thing and work on a few things I needed to do.
I think as an older player, there’s a kind of natural responsibility or natural role to go around the lads and say a few things. I had it when I came into the team; when you look to the older boys in certain situations to see what they say, see how they act, and see what they expect.
I think what really people want is just a few things done really, really well. And if you think about ever day of your life, the things you really appreciate aren’t the complicated things. They’re the simple things that work just the way you expect them to.
I like to have a few things going on at once. It feels natural.
I abhor the words ‘classical music.’ Few things satisfy me more than a really good cover version.
I’m sure there are a few things in my CD collection that might surprise people. I like classical music, the blues, and I’m a big fan of alternative rock.
There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.
Harriet Martineau
There are a few things I lost which I shouldn’t have lost. I know what I did wrong. I was lazy.
Let me make something clear: There are very few things Hollywood is right about. This is a very corrupt, elitist industry that breeds favoritism and fails people up the career ladder.
We are in Europe, and we want a Europe that does few things and does them well, one that recognizes people’s identities, languages, etc.
I don’t believe in feeling victimised. Instead, I like facing it on. Would I like to change a few things in life? Yes! But at the end of the day, mistakes are the dues you get to have a full life.
Few things are more important to me than the values that we hold dear in this country, and so I believe that there are few things that could be more important to teach our students in the classroom.
Very few things are totally devoid of any possibility of humor. If you are aware of that possibility and alive to the scene becoming that way, then it just happens naturally. That’s what I feel living is like, too. I find a lot of things that make me smile or make me laugh over the course of the day.
One of the few things I like about Bill Clinton is that he has very good manners. If his momma were still alive, I would congratulate her.
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed.
I really, really like ‘Eastbound & Down.’ It’s one of the few things that makes me laugh. It’s almost too funny to get an award.
Aladdin’ was one of the few things that I watched as a kid where I was like, ‘Oh, that guy looks like me and has a similar culture to mine.’
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
During my years as a press secretary, I developed a pow

During my years as a press secretary, I developed a powerful internal filter, which worked to strip all things ‘off message‘ from my thoughts before they came out of my mouth. It didn’t always work, of course, and I said more than a few things I regretted.
I decided I really wanted to go into something athletic. But I was 23, starting later in life, so wrestling was one of the few things available.
There are very few things that I have any patience for that are not at least a little bit humorous.
Bubbles have quite a few things in common, but housing bubbles have a spectacular thing in common, and that is every one of them is considered unique and different.
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.
I love to put myself in a situation where I get to break a few things and construct a few cells in me.
This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
I just feel passionately about a few things and particularly about helping artists get off the ground.
There are very few things that are purely conceptual without any hard content.
Some people like the off days to do a light practice or work on things and then get ready for the next match. I don’t mind going out and playing a doubles match and working on returning serving and working on a few things.
Every young pro has to go through a period where you change a few things, get a little bit technical, and maybe I’d had that period for too long.
I really, really like ‘Eastbound & Down.’ It’s one of the few things that makes me laugh.
I was fortunate to be under my dad. And there’s a ton of things that I learned from my dad what to do. There’s probably a few things I learned what not to do.
There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
A few things make a person stylish: honesty, imagination with a sprinkling of humour. I still keep an eye on trends, but I don’t follow them any more.
The flag is a symbol of our freedom, and burning it absolutely is one of the least patriotic things that a person could possibly do. I say ‘one of the least’ because I can think of a few things that would actually be less so – and, as a matter of fact, I think that banning flag-burning would absolutely be on that list.
He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly, but he will do few things.
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
I don’t bench press, but I use machines to work 10-12 muscle groups. Biceps, triceps, a few things for the back, calves, shoulders and so on – and then I’ll go on the running machine, cross-trainer or mountain climber.
There are few things more dishonorable than misleading the young.
You should carefully study the Art of Reasoning, as it is what most people are very deficient in, and I know few things more disagreeable than to argue, or even converse with a man who has no idea of inductive and deductive philosophy.
William John Wills
I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.
Robert Falcon Scott
Every story I write is different. Some are hard. Some aren’t. ‘Chronicle‘ was tremendously easy. I have a hard time comparing my process on different things, but I will say this: The more you write, the better you get at it. That’s one of the few things that’s markedly true.
Max Landis
A lot was accomplished in my mixtape career. But I still needed a few things: I needed to be recognized. I need to have radio. I need to have a real retail machine that can get us where we need to get that.
Yeah, uh, no, I play the cello. I played it, when, a lot when I was younger and it’s one of those such a beautiful instrument. It’s kind of the few things I’ve kept up.
Charlotte Hope
Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
Charles Colson
Boxing is one of the very few things left in life that you know who you are as soon as you step into the ring.
Professional sports is a monster. It’s not even real life. It’s one of the few things in life, the economy goes bad, you still get your money.
I know a lot about a few things – mostly useless things.
It is not always important that you have dialogues. How you present your role depends on the director and the cameraman; the actor also has few things to do.
Taking offense is, in fact, one of the few things that brings us together.
Leave your ego at the door every morning, and just do some truly great work. Few things will make you feel better than a job brilliantly done.
What is right, what is wrong, how can anyone say? I vie

What is right, what is wrong, how can anyone say? I view very, very, few things as Right with a capital R.
Dan Farmer
My mother enjoyed few things more than investing in the underdogs and showing them that they were special and could achieve their dreams.
As the United States attorney in Manhattan, I have come to worry about few things as much as the gathering cyber threat.
Preet Bharara
I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
Bing Crosby
There are few things that are more revealing about someone than the way that they talk about a piece of literature or a play. You very quickly come to have a much deeper understanding of someone than you would if you just mingled together in a pub saying, ‘All right, how are you?’
Managers will tell people what to do, whereas leaders will inspire them to do it, and there are a few things that go into the ability to inspire.
Jeff Weiner
I didn’t wake up one morning and not be in the Replacements. We’re all that forever, and I’ve just grown older. I mean, I haven‘t lost anything. I’ve gained a few things.
And, strangely, this one of the few things in life that the third, the latter, the buy with our eyes closed has actually done better than everybody else.
One of the few things we can actually control in life is what we put in our bodies. I found that very empowering.
Few things parallel the bonding that occurs post-performance when congratulatory remarks are awarded, regrets are confessed, and gossip is exchanged.
Kat Edmonson
Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful investing involves doing a few things right and avoiding serious mistakes.
There are few things more powerful than a life lived with passionate clarity.
When I was 19 and 20, and 20 or 25 in the world , I was enjoying it. But now it’s a rollercoaster and I just can’t seem to find the commitment to work hard, to enjoy and to lift trophies. Maybe I have to look at a few things and maybe play less tournaments.
But friends invited me to a private screening of Emmanuelle and said I’d learn a few things. But I know all the swear words. I just don’t use them. So I declined.
Irene Dunne
In 13 years of doing my day job, I’ve learned a few things about motivating people. It’s about setting a vision and, as long as everyone knows why they’re doing what they’re doing, you achieve that vision.
Every dollar I spend, I’m looking to fall in love. I have a few things I already love, but I’m always thinking that I can do better. I’m always on the hunt.
There are a few things a true gentleman cannot live without. The black silk knitted square-bottom tie is just such an indispensable item. No true gentlemen would be without one.
There are very few things in real life on which I agree with Jeremy Clarkson, surprisingly few for people who have to make a TV show together. But that’s part of what makes it work.
Personal narrative is one of the few things where people don’t get caught up in fighting over esoteric rhetoric.
I think if you’re an actor, then you can work on stage – but if you’ve never done it before, you’re going to have picked up a few things that you’re going to need to change when you’re working on stage.
Few things are as democratic as a snowstorm.
For me, I find that even though I’ve accomplished a few things in my life, looking back on accomplishments doesn’t give me a sense of satisfaction.
One of the few things that will remain of this time is what artists are doing. They are the journal and the diary of our time.
Sports is one of those few things left in our society where, as soon as you step on the court, or get in the ring, you are who you are.
Most people I know that are successful have a few things in common that are undeniable: driving ambition, and they have applied that to something they’re good at, that they love doing… and they are fun to be around, especially when they’re talking about their passion.
There are very few things that are certain in this market – apart from one, and that is that small displacement diesels are dead.
When I walk into a new organization and I don’t know the industry or the people, which has always been the case, I do a few things. One is I think about the business from the outside in.
One of the few things the Air Force did admit to me existed out there presently without admitting that it was Area 51 is this drone called the ‘Beast of Kandahar’ which does not fire missiles, unlike the Predator and the Reaper, but just conducts surveillance.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
When I got to write for the ‘Battlefield‘ record, it was almost therapeutic. I had gone through a few things in the two years prior and it was really nice to take those thoughts and emotions and get them out. I definitely want to hone that side of my artistry.
The first thing is, jazz is one of the few things to let you know that there is a God and there is a creation.
Billy Higgins
I've done a few things on the side here and there, but

I’ve done a few things on the side here and there, but there is not much reason to do so in a sustained way. I’m generally able to say what I want to say within the context of Weezer.
I truly enjoy working with kids because they teach me something and it allows me to get in touch with few things that are a bit personal to me.
There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers.
Ralph Ellison
I definitely come down on the spiritual side. I think very few things in life happen by chance.
I can make a couple of good sandwiches: tuna salad and chopped egg salad. And Greek bean soup. I was a cook for my old Zen master for many years. So there were two or three dishes that he liked, you know. Teriyaki salmon, a few things.