In this post, you will find great Check Quotes from famous people, such as Andrew Bird, Joan Rivers, Ty Segall, Jock Sturges, Gary Burton. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I don’t believe in amnesty… What I have proposed is that we would come forth with a program that allows individuals to come forward and to plead guilty… They would have to pay a fine; they would have to go through a background check – some say learn English – and they would get learned legal status.
My humble request to journalists – It only takes one phone call or an email to check facts.
I don’t agree with superstitious routines, but there are a couple of things I’ll always do before performing. I’ll get together with the band and chill out, and then, just before I go on stage, I’ll always check my flies.
Power ought to serve as a check to power.
The key is that you never check the championship. You always carry it on. So when you’re going through TSA, it’s always a treat because, for some reason, they always like to pull it out and hold it way above their head and throw it over their shoulder and put it across their waist, see what it looks like on them.
I do have odd habits. I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman. That’s just a little thing, though.
Before swearing in new citizens, immigration officials check to make sure prospective citizens weren’t on voter rolls or voted before achieving legal citizenship. A citizenship petition can be denied if they were.
The first thing I do after waking up is check my phone for news. I like to make sure the world is still here and understand what happened overnight.
If you cannot be on the project each day to check on things, then you should not try and be your own contractor.
Philanthropy is not about giving money but about solving problems. While well-meaning, the idea of writing a check and calling it ‘philanthropy‘ is extremely short-sighted and unfortunately, extremely pervasive.
If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress.
I’m not big on to-do lists. Instead, I use e-mail and desktop folders and my online calendar. So when I walk up to my desk, I can focus on the e-mails I’ve flagged and check the folders that are monitoring particular projects and particular blogs.
You wouldn’t want to see the size of the check that I would write if it would for sure get the Dallas Cowboys a Super Bowl.
I remember telling myself when I got to start having artist opportunities, ‘Let yourself be a fan, because you are. The minute that you walk in a room with Carrie Underwood, and you’re too cool to freak out, you need to check yourself.’ I just let myself be a fan.
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
Omidyar Network first supported Africa Check in 2014 when they were a team of just three dedicated people intent on building a more fact-based environment for public debate in South Africa.
The basic idea of retirement income is, to me, to get a check, two checks every month, one from your fixed income and one from equity account. And you want them to grow over time.
I’m sick to death of famous people standing up and using their celebrity to promote a cause. If I see a particular need, I do try to help. But there’s a lot that can be achieved by putting a check in the right place and shutting up about it.
I was so inspired by Dr. King that in 1956, with some of my brothers and sisters and first cousins – I was only 16 years old – we went down to the public library trying to check out some books, and we were told by the librarian that the library was for whites only and not for colors. It was a public library.
Success does not mean happiness. Check out any celebrity magazine to look for examples to disabuse you of thinking that being beautiful, successful or rich will make you happy.
An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members.
My favorite movie is ‘Coach Carter‘ so I would definitely tell anyone who hasn’t seen that to check that out.
I don’t require a background check to contribute to my campaign. And so there are probably lots of people with unsavory backgrounds and pasts who have given to both Democrats and Republicans.
Three times a year, there’s Strategicon convention, and I go for the board games. It happens Presidents Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day weekends. You go and take a look at the new board games and meet a couple of board game designers, and you can check out games you don’t own from the library and then return them.
When you hang out with yourself, you learn to keep yourself in check.
I am a connoisseur of products. I check out everything, I try everything.
The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check.
Studios are like hospitals. A lot of people check in, and they don’t check out.
In Tahoe, you want to be able check on the temperature of the house or turn it on before you get there. Because it’s really cold in the winter.
I think because my life is so insane and it’s constantly going at 120 miles per hour, my favorite thing to do is sit at home in front of the TV and check out.
When my writing career took off, it was pretty easy to keep my ego in check because old-school martial arts isn’t about ego gratification. It’s about maintaining a balanced view of the world and your place in it.
I have to prioritize and learn how to sometimes say ‘no,’ even when there might be a good opportunity. That means turning down a check or a potential relationship, or sometimes letting someone down who you are close with.
If a cream can give you confidence then you really have to check your whole confidence department in the first place.
You want be young and have fun, that’s great. But while you’re having fun, someone you don’t see is studying and preparing. You might end up working for that person. No one wants to hear that! But I try to tell young people: You want to be the one signing the front of the check, not the back.
We, as adults, are the gatekeepers, and we have to check our own fears at the door because we want our children to be smarter than we are. We want them to be more fully human than we are.
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Keep your blood pressure under control and pay attention to your urine. If it’s foamy, that’s not a good sign, and you need to check out your kidneys.
There are a lot of complaints by the older generation about the lack of action in this generation. My retort: give these people something to be engaged in. Cutting a check is not engaging.
When we heard that little dial-up sound, that eeeeee, and then you connected, and you then go and you check your mail and you get that ‘you got mail,’ you were excited. I mean, that was the thing.
My dad, Chris, is from St Kitts. He worked in computers. I remember the first laptop when he brought it home. People from primary school came to check it out – it was huge.
We have to keep our eye on inflation, but so far inflation remains reasonably in check on the global stage.
As a conservative who believes in limited government, I believe that the only check on government power in real time is a free and independent press.
The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars‘ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.
The greatest thing about siblings is you constantly have someone putting you in check; there’s no room to get delusional about yourself.
If you want to own the power of God at your waist belt, you should have a background check. If you are a domestic violence abuser, convicted, you should not have a gun where you could snuff out the lives of your loved ones.
The threat of gold redeemability imposes a constant check and limit on inflationary issues of government paper. If the government can remove the threat, it can expand and inflate without cease. And so it begins to emit propaganda, trying to persuade the public not to use gold coins in their daily lives.
My abilities on the computer are limited pretty much to iTunes and YouTube. I check my email as much as anybody, but I’m more old-fashioned in a certain sense.
Life, especially life on soaps, sometimes needs a reality check.
We are constantly reminding them that they are in a competition. I had a word with all my contestants and I know Kelly Rowland had a word with hers. It’s reality check time.
I don’t listen to my own records a lot. Once in a while – to check out my mistakes. Because you can always see a spot or two in the record where you could have done better. So you more or less study this way.
When I was a kid, my pop used to take me to the double feature. He would take me – I had two brothers – and we used to go in the early ’80s and check out these grindhouse movies – a double feature, sometimes a triple feature.
My wife is great. She always goes to the bank to see if the check has cleared.
By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check.
Long ago, I had to sort of learn to have a thick skin to read some of the things you read in the papers and to also keep my ego in check when you read some really flattering things in the papers.
The RFA requires federal agencies to assess the economic impact of their regulations on small firms, and if significant, consider less burdensome alternatives. Federal agencies sometimes fail to comply at all, or simply ‘check the box,’ fulfilling the letter of the law, while missing the purpose of the law entirely.
Sometimes when things are way too big and I can’t control it, I do sort of a weird thing where I kind of check out a little bit. It’s all about self-preservation for me.
The problem is that with blogging, the model is publish first, maybe fact-check later. In newspapers, the model is you fact check first and then publish. But those models are merging.
Check your testosterone levels. Every study on evolutionary psychology has correlated testosterone levels with dominance.
I represent a rural state and live in a small town. Small merchants make up the majority of Vermont‘s small businesses and thread our state together. It is the mom-and-pop grocers, farm-supply stores, coffee shops, bookstores and barber shops where Vermonters connect, conduct business and check in on one another.
Bill Macy is the most incredible, humble, and hungry human being, and that is the captain of our ship. He is phenomenal. We still laugh together, and we still talk and text and check on each other.
I’m not really interested in being a superhero. That’s not a box I’ve been trying to check off.
I am tired of hearing about Coach Harbaugh; I think he needs to get in check with reality because, at the end of the day, you can’t talk smack about a rivalry when you haven’t won a rivalry game. You got to win ballgames to be able to talk behind it.
There is an important role for a United States senator as a check and balance on the president of the United States.
Of course I have bills to pay, but at the same time, it’s more about the passion and the love, and I think that’s where music should come from, the heart, not necessarily just to cash a check.
I just think everything we do has an unintended consequence. We take out Saddam Hussein in Iraq, and Iraq was the check against Iran.
Over the years, our federal prisons have become a breeding ground for radicalization. By allowing volunteers to enter the system without first having to undergo a comprehensive background check, some of the most vulnerable members of society have become susceptible to radicalization.
Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They’ll stay faithful as long as it’s safe and doesn’t involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.
The press is supposed to serve as a check on government.
There’s something really magical about having a child – it’s like permission to begin again, start over, reevaluate some things, check yourself. Recognize yourself.
What destroyed the Republican Party isn’t Trump. It’s the obedience to Trump from servile leaders like McConnell and Ryan who could have put a check on him. They have gotten their place in political history. They’ll be remembered as vile.
I give myself homework when I have an audition. I give myself goals, and that’s how I check how I’m doing. It can be something simple like ‘listen,’ or ‘find your feet.’ And then afterward it’s an assessment, so in a way it’s not about booking the job or not. It’s about what I learned as an actor about that character.
Well, I think the global economy is in the position for continuing good growth with inflation well in check.
If you’re into a leather-jacketed crime fighter and his artificially intelligent robotic supercar, tune into ‘The Good Wife.’ If, on the other hand, you prefer the misadventures of a freelance itinerant trucker and his simian sidekick, check out ‘The Walking Dead.’ Or DVR them both and go talk to your family.
We all know the feeling of surrendering to the embedded biases of our devices. We let our cell phones ping us every time there’s an incoming message and check our e-mail even when we’d best pay attention to what’s going on around us in the real world. We text while driving.
Every holiday on the calendar, I check in a hotel and fast – I don’t eat, I don’t drink, I don’t talk.
What’s really nice is when you get a check in the mail.
When you use the language of ‘fact checking’ to talk about a film, I think you’re sort of fundamentally misunderstanding how art works. You don’t fact check Monet’s ‘Water Lilies.’ That’s not what water lilies look like; that’s what the sensation of experiencing water lilies feel like. That’s the goal of the piece.
There’s a difference between making the music for a check vs. what you think you should be doing artistically and creatively.
I still want to be the guy who can get on the subway and check out the freak on the subway.
My strongest hope is for a cameo as a band playing in a club visited by the detectives on ‘Law & Order: SVU’ during the course of an investigation, maybe during sound check, or something, so they can force us to stop playing while they question the sound guy.
I know firsthand that immigrants make enormous contributions to our nation, but I also know that we need to secure our borders and make sure that those who came here illegally wait their turn, pay a fine and any unpaid taxes, and pass a criminal background check before becoming citizens.
In L.A., my house is surrounded by churches, and there are no cars, so it’s really nice to just walk around before I go home to check my emails from Spain, which have been coming in all night.
If you don’t keep hatred in check it will breed destruction.
Even in an enlightened democracy, the media have to check themselves to make sure they are not contributing to an unnecessary mass hysteria.
We have drained common sense out of our politics. The more we focus on tactics and games, the more good people check out and give up.
Nine years ago on September 14, 2001, I placed the lone vote against the ‘Authorization for Use of Military Force‘ – an authorization that I knew would provide a blank check to wage war anywhere, at any time, and for any length.
When I made dog sweaters, as goofy as that was, I made this product, and people could buy it, and I got money immediately. Music was just this ethereal land of maybe, a lot of waiting and waiting. You live your life around hoping you get a five-thousand-dollar royalty check that usually doesn’t come.
During my seven-year contract with RKO, there were seven different studio presidents, from David O. Selznick to Charles W. Koerner. You literally had to check the name on the door so as not to call the new boss by the former boss’s name.
I profoundly believe that the Democratic Party is the only vehicle we have to put a check on Donald Trump.
You’re playing a role, but you’re still feeling it. You can walk away from it after ‘Cut,’ but if you’re playing a sad or mixed-up person, it’s hard to stay in that place for these longish period of times. You kind of have to check out.
In the case of the Syrian refugees, most of them are male. Most of them are of military age, and yes, it is a significant security issue in that a background check is only as good as the authorities have information on them.
I think with the best actors, emotion is something that has no kind of check in them.
Anytime a member of Congress wants to travel abroad – which we do from time to time as part of our official duties – we are required to check with the House Committee on Ethics as to whether the trip follows the ethics rules by which federally elected officials are bound. Not so with Supreme Court justices.
One thing about being famous is the people around you, you pay all their bills so they very rarely disagree with you because they want you to pick up the check.
On my income tax 1040 it says ‘Check this box if you are blind.’ I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
Definitely read a quality daily paper regularly, and use the Internet to check out the press around the world as often as you can.
Some of the most common pitfalls I see occur when authors don’t check their privilege. Billions are living in a personal apocalypse right this second, so a little research and empathy can go a long way toward developing a convincing world.
I live right next to a grocery store and I don’t know if it’s the bachelor in me, but I just go in and shop for what I need for the day. I’m an idiot because I don’t shop for the whole week. The check out clerks always crack jokes about the fact that I’m in there sometimes twice a day.
Adele texts me all the time and keeps me in check.
The first time I ever recorded, which was into my boom-box, I was like, ‘Wow, check that out.’ It sounded great. The narcotic of it was so intense – it was pleasurable. I was like, ‘You sound like a band.’ Then I ended up spending the rest of my life trying to chase that initial high again.
If there’s three boxes that say ‘Single’, ‘In a Relationship,’ and the third one says ‘Getting Money’, I’d check the third one.
I don’t care what party you belong to or what your background is. If you believe we are headed in the wrong direction, and believe there needs to be a check and balance on the President and Congress, then join my campaign.
Nobody in this country is on Social Security because they made the decision when they were starting work at 14 that they wanted to trust some of their money with the government. The government took it out of their check whether they wanted them to or not.
Why can’t Google, which likes to see itself as a ‘Don’t Be Evil‘ benevolent force in society, just write us a big check for using our stories, so we can keep checks and balances alive and continue to provide the search engine with our stories?
With domestic adoption, you get a form, you fill it out, and there are these boxes: African-American, African-American and Hispanic, and you check the boxes that you’re comfortable with. Race is completely open in that regard.
The most effective check and balance on government has been an independent press which maintains its credibility by ensuring that its criticism is balanced and based on fact – based indeed on solid journalistic work.
When we used to go to the car-wash where people would wipe the windows, my dad would go out and help them and then tip them as well, so I learned my empathy from my dad, and my mum is very empathetic too, but in a very stern way; she will always check my ego.
I don’t see the minimum wage as a fight between capital and labor, between persistent small businesses and diligent employees. I think offering New Mexicans a pathway out of poverty helps all of us, no matter which side of the check you sign.
My ego has been in check for a long time.
I can still do clothing, movies, cartoons. I’mma get mine regardless. Whether I put an album out or not, I’m still gonna see a check.
Second, we’re spending a huge amount of money on technology so that everyone can check out laptops and portable phones. We’re spending more money to write our existing information into databases or onto CD-ROM.
I walked out of the Chinese restaurant with a fat check, a record deal, and a box of shrimp egg foo yung!
After being on ‘Oprah‘ for a couple of months, I got my first royalty check for $1,478,392.17. I will never forget it. At the height of my career, I made $3.3 million. Unbelievable. From welfare in the projects to $3.3 million.
We can’t create change until we recognize and check our own actions.
It is amazing what colleagues tell you about the inefficiencies and about what works and what doesn’t. It is a real-life check on our ideas.
I think Americans are – particularly, independent voters are looking at Washington, and they see too many taxes, too much spending, too much debt, too many Washington takeovers, and they want to provide a check and a balance to what they see as a runaway, overreaching Washington government.
Classical stuff takes a lot of rehearsal time and preparation, but with stuff that involves improvisation, you can over-rehearse it and it gets stale. You don’t want it to be too comfortable. In fact, a good sound check, a good rehearsal usually means a bad performance.
I come in the ring to feel, check, and see my opponent. Then I understand him and understand the fight.
At the risk of sounding pedestrian, I’ll be completely honest: the first thing I do in the morning is check Google News, partially because it seems sort of random and unbiased and partially because I tend to stay in hotels that don’t necessarily have the fastest Internet connections.
I am protecting my personal life because for me, that’s my sanctity. When I am done with shooting and home, that’s my reality check.
Gleeful, unembarrassed ruthlessness, once rightly kept in check, has become normal among us, and ‘Game Of Thrones‘ is a success because this change is now more or less complete.
Team members have to hold each other accountable. If there’s a meeting, all members have to commit to be present and to help one another; they can’t just check out when they feel they’re not getting any benefits.
Just checking up on someone with a, ‘Hey, how are you doing?’ usually means the most to someone. I try my best to regularly check in with friends who are musicians just because I know we go through things where we feel like people only hit us up because they need something from us like a verse or a promo.
Once a month, I get together with my girlfriends and we usually check into a hotel or go to someone else’s house. We can talk for 15 hours, and it just flies by.
If you’re making $10 an hour and you’re doing your job and you’re doing it well and your check is consistently $8.75 an hour, who wouldn’t stand up for themselves?
If I’m going away for longer than a week I take a suitcase and check it in but I’m good at packing light and quick – years of modelling, travelling and living out of a suitcase has trained me well.
I’m a pro. I understand you check your ego at the door. If you don’t have it that night, you don’t have it that night. But sometimes you’re like, ‘Give me that opportunity to grind through this’.
Even the best guys in the sport have losses on their record, and Myles Jury, I just feel like he’s coming up into that reality check with me.
Intellectuals that read a lot of books might not have been interested in Mobb Deep before ‘My Infamous Life,’ but now they might go, ‘Who are these guys?’ and check us out.
I would absolutely love to go back to the simplicity of the ’80s, where there wasn’t texting, social media, iPhones, or smartphones. I love the fact that you would go home and check your messages. I’m not well suited to the world of modern technology.
I do have a Twitter account, and there’s a woman at my agency who got that all set up for me. I don’t know how many followers I have. It’s not one of those things I check on a regular basis.
Somebody asked me the other day, ‘What do you love the most about the show?’ I said, ‘The conversations that I have with my father in my head while I’m playing.’ If I do something pretty good… I mean, I’m playing the gig and I’m saying in my head, ‘Hey, check that one out, dad.’
I’ve begun to look at the world through apocalypse eyes. Our society, which seems so sturdily built out of concrete and custom, is just a temporary resting place, a hotel our civilization checked into a couple hundred years ago and must one day check out of.
I like conflict – someone who challenges me, someone who I can look up to, someone who can keep me in check. Love has to be extraordinary; otherwise, there’s no point in it. I just haven’t met anyone who’s made me feel that way.
There’s a lot of players that go to a city, pick up a check, go to practice, and just worry about what’s happening in their households, and you can’t blame them.
Did you ever spell a word so bad that your spell check has absolutely no clue what you’re trying to spell? What do you end up getting, you end up getting, like, a question mark. You got a million dollars of technology just looking back at you like, ‘You got me, buddy. Which is pretty amazing because I have all the words.’
There’s something really magical about having a child – it’s like permission to begin again, start over, reevaluate some things, check yourself. Recognize yourself. And that’s kind of what happened with me – I realized, in a few places, I was going down the wrong path.
I don’t know if I’ve ever had a memorable body check. It’s not really part of my game.
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
I wouldn’t want to go out six nights a week and watch somebody‘s reserves playing to check out a footballer to see if we’re going to buy him.
The ‘Aladdin’ thing – that’s not work; that’s just fun. Three days in the recording studio going mad, then the animators do all the work. Not a bad way to cash a large check, my friend.
I go to Malawi twice a year. It’s where two of my children were adopted from, and I have a lot of projects there that I go and check up on and children who I look after. It’s sort of a commitment that I’ve made to this country and the hundreds of thousands of children there who have been orphaned by AIDS.
Guys can see through fake! They can tell someone who’s just trying to check the box! So, I’ve got to be Kirk Cousins and believe that’ll be good enough!
I don’t check any Web sites daily, but I love Instagram.
The first thing you do when you get out to center field is put up your finger and check the wind chill factor.
My first killer amp was a Sunn Beta Lead. It was solid-state, but that Sunn was incredibly loud. I used to say to my friends, ‘Hey, check it out. It’s only on two.’
You can’t control the fact that you are born a white man or born into wealth. When people say, ‘Check your privilege,’ they’re saying, ‘Acknowledge how these factors helped you move through life.’ They’re not saying apologize for it.
I still look good. I’m trippin’, but people tell me that all the time. So check it out, I’m 63, and still kicking. I’ve been putting records out every year.
I don’t think you ever stop giving. I really don’t. I think it’s an on-going process. And it’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.
When the magazines talk about artists they talk about the Paul McCartneys, the Paul Simons, they never talk about me. So their readers and contemporary artists are never going to check me out because they’re not reading about me.
Every time Paul and Gene use my makeup, they have to pay me a royalty check. I think they changed the makeup so they didn’t have to pay me.
It is pandemonium backstage. I straighten ties, see if their shoes are laced – and I always have to remember to check their flies just before they walk out.
By the time I got into Juilliard, I was working at a Target distribution warehouse. It didn’t make anything, it just shipped things, and my job was just to stand there and look at the security codes on the back of trucks and see if they would lock, and check them in.
In 2005, attorneys general of 35 states urged the Federal Reserve to end the unsigned check system.
The next time you check your moves in the mirror and reflect on how special you are, consider that somewhere in this universe or in another parallel universe, your double might be doing the same. This would be the ultimate Copernican Revolution. Not only are we not special, we could be infinitely ordinary.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
My way of coping with the day to day news cycle, which can be a lot, following every undulation of the news, I think it’s really psychologically harmful, so I check in, but I check in on a slower cycle. That’s my way of controlling my emotional response to fairly dark times.
Without the hand check rule, players are more likely to work their way open.
If you just give somebody a blank check without any deliverables associated with that, you’re not going to get the improvements that you want to get.
I put out some very entertaining material on social media! Check my Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat! I got jokes for days!
What would happen if the markets suddenly questioned our ability to keep public finances in check? What would be the effect on growth?
Raymond Floyd. The man knows how to control situations. He was experienced. He didn’t let me get overly excited; he kept me in check. It allowed me to free myself up, and I played really well with him.
The first time I met President Obama was 2006 in Baghdad. He was the senator from Illinois; it was a month before he actually ended up declaring. He had to come to Baghdad to kind of check that box, and I was the correspondent for ‘Newsweek’ at the time.
Demand to know the school’s accreditation. Regional accreditation is preferable to national, particularly if you want to transfer credits. Check with the certifying association or potential employer in your field to ensure successful completion of the program will actually qualify you for that job.
Philanthropy is no longer about writing a check for $10,000 to the opera.
The Republican consciousness has no integrity and it falls apart once you check it out. If you’re a Christian, why would you want to fry this dude?
Sharks don’t particularly have a great interest in divers. It seemed that in a normal dive, I would jump in the water, and one or two gray reef sharks would swim in and kind of check me out – and then they would keep their distance. So they weren’t particularly threatening or anything to be afraid of.
The interesting thing is when you look at what people want to do on their phone, it’s mail, weather, check stock quotes and news. That’s Yahoo‘s business. This is a huge opportunity for us because we have the content and all the information people want on their phones.
Racism is a part of human nature, and you’re not going to eradicate it; all you can do is try to keep it in check.
Every check-in should mean something. Foursquare should get smarter every time that you continue to check in. We should be able to offer special deals that you may be interested in, and we should be able to offer recommendations for the type of things you should do next.
I want people to get from ‘Pariah’ that it’s okay to be you and not to check a box as a parent or child.
You don’t ever want to be a mechanical basketball player, but as far as technique and things, I like to have certain check points in my shot, certain things that I can count on and think about. It kind of helps me to be consistent.
We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. We want to create our own opportunities.
I text my girlfriends. I look at Facebook. I check my e-mail. If I’m away from the news cycle more than a few hours, I feel out of touch.
People believe the best way to learn from the data is to have a hypothesis and then go check it, but the data is so complex that someone who is working with a data set will not know the most significant things to ask. That’s a huge problem.
Keep a check on your children, but do not force them to do something you wanted to do, or what you wish them to be. Be frank with them, know their interests and promote that too.
When I drive, I check out everything I see, and just taking in all those observations helps me think. So I draw and write a lot as I drive, and I know that’s dangerous, but I manage to do it off to the side, with my notes on the seat.
After my kids go to bed, I check email. It’s about having that balance.
I work and I volunteer at North Shore Animal League, so I’m at a shelter environment every single week. And I see these senior pets sitting there looking, craning their necks looking outside of their cages waiting for their person to come back. So I always say check out the adult animals that are there first.
I’m not one to throw anybody under a bus, but check this out: I’ll be the first one to step in front of it.
When writers stop to sharpen pencils or get up and make coffee to procrastinate, they still stay in their heads with their characters. But when you zip over to read email or check your Facebook page, you get zapped out of the fictive dream. It’s brutal on my writing.
Generally, I like to write in the morning before all the dust of dreams has blown away. Beforehand, I read two papers, cook my breakfast and then settle down in front of the word processor, usually by 8 A.M. I’ll write, and then check e-mail or voicemail when things stall.
It was disappointing to be left out of the Premier League line-up, but it was a reality check to sit back and look on the bench.
Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that… the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations.
Of all the numerous forms that governments have taken over the centuries, of all the concepts and institutions that have been tried, none has succeeded in keeping the State in check. The problem of the State is evidently as far from solution as ever.
If you are wealthy enough, use part or all of your Social Security proceeds to invest in a favorite cause or two. Invest 10 percent or 100 percent of your monthly Social Security check in your favorite charity, foundation, think tank, church or synagogue, or other good cause.
When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.
When I check in at the Encore, they’re like, ‘Welcome back, sir.’ I’m back home, it’s like my second home.
I know if somebody played me, I’d want to check her out.
I tell jokes for a check; I’m on TV for a check.
There’s a time when it was an event for a black person to be on television. Where black households would gather around, ‘Oh, you know, Sammy Davis is going to be on ‘All in the Family’ tonight! Let’s go check it out!’ It was a big, big thing.
I love eating. Unfortunately, I have to be really determined and control my foodie temptations. That is the only thing I don’t like about being an actress; the constant need to check my weight. Otherwise, I love my job!
You don’t want to pitch a tent and live inside the Louvre. You want to check it out, appreciate it, and move somewhere else.
Whenever you feel down, you can check on Twitter and feel better about yourself, because it’s only people who like you.
On ‘Check Your Head’ and ‘Ill Communication,’ most of the lyrics are much more, ‘OK, you take that, and I’ll say that’ – they’re split up.
I think you should check out ‘Battle: Los Angeles‘ because it really is a sci-fi movie, but it’s not. It’s not like anything you’ve seen before. The best way to describe it is it’s a war movie that happens to have aliens as the enemy.
I hit Instagram and Twitter as soon as I wake up. And then I check my texts and emails. It’s funny that I check social media before I check my email.
We’ve had enough with the gun shows where you can buy from private sellers with no FBI background check.
I ask women to check the feelings they have about themselves before they do something. If you’re doing it out of a sense of desperation and need, don’t do it.
I listen to a lot of audio books and business-related books. All of the great businessmen have one thing in common: they write down their goals. They keep a journal. Not only that, but I write down my goals, and I check it off: whether or not I ate right, work out, check it off.
If Congress doesn’t raise taxes, you cannot get a private investment account without forgoing a portion, possibly all, of your guaranteed benefit check.
I’m trying to call more and text less. I don’t want to check my phone 5,000 times a day anymore. It was getting to me. I’m bringing ‘old’ back.
If you took your child to the dentist and check for cavities, the child likely won’t get them. If you take them just for emergency, that’s all they’re gonna get.
I have readers everywhere: from a radiologist who decides to compliment me on my writing while inserting a probe to check my ovaries to 80-year-olds who send me emails. And, of course, women my age everywhere.
I did find some time to go to a record store and check out ‘Headstrong‘ actually in the racks. It was pretty cool; I never thought I’d see my own CD sitting there with everyone else‘s. I made my Mom take lots of pics!
Don’t let your mouth write a check that your tail can’t cash.
I have to always check back in with my imagination just to remember that I have this infinite potential, and I can do anything, and anything is possible.
I think of myself as a mum who finds the time to go to work. I have to check myself for baby sick before I walk out of the house in the morning. I am really a mum… I know I am a great mother.
Fundamentalism takes different forms in different religions, but there is one striking similarity in all forms of fundamentalist thought. Each wishes dearly to hold in check all varieties of ‘modern’ or ‘decadent’ thinking.
I never check my bank account. I know that sounds crazy. But I don’t know how much is in there. I never know how much is in there. I have an idea – I have a bottom line – but I never look because I always make believe there’s never anything in there.
Fame is only good for one thing – they will cash your check in a small town.
The world’s music is at our fingertips, so if we like music, we kind of owe it to ourselves to check in with all of that.
My mother had never had a day’s illness in her life and never thought to have checks. Then, at 78, she discovered she had breast cancer and passed away the next year. But if she’d had a check two years before, they could have done something about it, they could have saved her.
Keeping my emotions in check translates to me playing a lot better.
You know, 600,000 millionaires get a Social Security check every month. I think there’s enough waste and inefficiency.
Your morning sets up the success of your day. So many people wake up and immediately check text messages, emails, and social media. I use my first hour awake for my morning routine of breakfast and meditation to prepare myself.
The second Hughes fight was a huge reality check. But it didn’t hit me right away.
I think the truth is, we are all racist, really, when it comes down to it. I think all of us have to check ourselves from time to time, and say, ‘Look, that sort of attitude isn’t good enough.’ It takes discipline to keep our prejudices out.
The beauty of the tea party movement is that it is independent and thus a true check and balance of the Republican and Democrat parties. It’s not a pawn of the GOP, thus untouchable in criticism of the Democrats – I view it as an unattached conscience of the Republican party.
‘Minecraft’ is like that, where you might say to one of your friends who doesn’t play games, ‘Hey, just sit down and try this with me.’ There are other games you might put in front of somebody and say, ‘I know you don’t traditionally play games, but you’ve got to check this out.’
You just want to put the ball in play, whether I want to throw it downfield and it’s not there, so I check it down, and it’s a productive play and let the running back get a first down. Just keep the chains moving.
When you say ‘R&B,’ people’s minds automatically go in a place. How about I just say, ‘Here’s a tape; you can check it out on iTunes. You tell me.’
The media’s gotten lazy. They don’t check anything out. You report what he reports.
It doesn’t matter if that felony happened three weeks ago or thirty-five years ago – for the rest of your life, you’ve got to check that box, knowing full well the odds are sky-high your application is going straight to the trash.
We have to keep a very tight check on quality.
Athletes have the same rights everybody else does. If there is a strength in our democracy, it’s that we are encouraged to exercise those rights and speak out and hold people in power in check.
I still get excited for band practice, like I love when we’re about to go on tour and we all get together and practice. I’m so excited, it’s like the first day of school. You check out everyone’s new backpack.
When we go back to Samoa, where my mother was born, we always check out the art by local artists.
I used to read music books when I was 13. My mom was working at a library. She’s a librarian. I would get my mom to check out any kind of books that had anything to do with the music industry. I read a lot about royalities, publishing, marketing, stuff like that.
‘I’m Broken’ was a sound check riff.
I sent my personal check to the Planned Parenthood of Northern New Jersey. My wife and I do every year.
My whole family is in orthotics and prosthetics, so I grew up having to check for scoliosis every week. ‘Come over. Let me feel your spine.’
I try to go out, check out the town, and have a good time. It’s a life experience: not everyone gets the chance to see the world and play golf, do the thing you love while travelling.
I learned that you can make a sci-fi film that is satisfying overseas. European people have everything in check. I’d make every sci-fi film in Europe. They only work 14 hours a day. After that, it’s overtime.
I really am a full-blown Scorpio. Whenever I look things up about my sign, it’s like, Check, check, check: thoughtful, detailed, moody, stubborn, prideful, emotional.
Saudi Arabia has supported Wahhabi madrasas in poor countries in Africa and Asia, exporting extremism and intolerance. Saudi Arabia also exports instability with its brutal war in Yemen, intended to check what it sees as Iranian influence.
Our humanitarian aid system is sick and needs to be fixed. It needs to get a reality check and get back humanity.
When I produce other people, that’s the thing I can do well because I’ve been in a band, and I can play the political game and make everybody feel happy, and I can check their performances, and I can work on the sound while they’re being a band.
Moderation of oil prices would be very, very welcome. But overall I think we are in a position of stable growth, sustainable growth, and basically with inflation in check.
What it is basically, if you go to a gun show, and there’s somebody out there in the parking lot, and they’re getting out of their car, and they’ve got an A-15 on their shoulder, or… John Q. Public wants to sell a handgun or whatever, then there’s no background check.
After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power – the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government – for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism.
One of the duties of fortitude is to keep the weak from receiving injury; another, to check the wrong motions of our own souls; a third, both to disregard humiliations, and to do what is right with an even mind. All these clearly ought to be fulfilled by all Christians, and especially by the clergy.
We’re not too top heavy with executives. I don’t have to check with New York or L.A. My crew walks in, we talk about something, and either we do it or we don’t. There’s not a long, drawn out process.
It’s scary to become a woman in this world. We have to understand that some of the messages we get, messages that we are not enough, are there to keep our power in check. We can’t buy into these messages.
You can so easily be dismissed as a thug or hysterical if you’re a woman if you don’t keep your rage in check.
Consumers get used to reading and understanding their credit card contracts, their mortgages, their check overdraft agreements, those are good things. That puts power back in the hands of consumers.
If you deal in hair loss, you constantly check the hairline of anyone who walks up to you. It’s the first thing I look at.
You know what I’ve always wanted to do? I’ve always wanted to put a lung in a suitcase and send it through an airport security check. In effect, the guard would be looking at an X-ray of a lung.
If you just can’t seem to get ahead, you might need to check your priorities. If you’ve had difficulties setting your priorities, ask God to help you.
For a whole year in elementary school, when the class marched down to the school library every week, I would refuse to return my book. I would just check it out again and again. Every week. For a whole year. The object of my fourth-grade filibuster was ‘D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths.’
You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart.
I don’t check for Sean Hannity or Bill O’Reilly or any of these demons on the Right. They don’t wake me up in the morning. I don’t care about them, and they certainly don’t drive the conversations I’m thinking about, but they do have an audience, and they do lie all day, every day about disenfranchised people.
Donors are sick of writing that $200 check to the Red Cross and not knowing whether it goes for the executive director’s salary or the office rent.
I check all the boxes. You have a look, in-ring ability, the ability to speak and communicate. I have all that, plus experience.
There should be a background check every time a firearm is transferred. You shouldn’t be able to go to a gun show and buy guns without a background check. There are Internet gun sales, classified ads in the newspapers – and you can buy guns without background checks.
You’ve got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket – you might have caught a fish.
People can get lost in the movie star world. They can’t check in with reality, whereas I live at home with me girl, surrounded by real people.
If people want to watch music videos you can go to Youtube. But it would be great if there was still music on TV that people could check out and be visually excited by an artist.
To the general public, just remember the people around you. You might not know what they’re thinking, so it’s always nice to be checked in on and to check in on people.
Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States.
I still have my first paycheck. It was just, I think, a dollar or two that I got when I started as a songwriter with BMI, and I had some songs there that I had through the company, and in the mail I got this big old check for, like, a dollar and a half or something. Somebody had recorded one of my songs.
The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us.
There’s an innate feeling when I choreograph in juxtaposition to how I feel as a dancer. When I choreograph, I never really look into the mirror. But as dancers, we always check ourselves in the mirror. I do feel that when I choreograph, I am making a dance on my own body. Much of it is my own response to the music.
I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that.
I go on The Daily Beast. The Daily Beast is one of the websites that I check out.
Writing a check is easy. The opportunity for real change happens when there’s a person who comes to you with real passion to create a movement.
I live in the modern world, and I appreciate the most cutting-edge parts of it. But I also like to check out as much as I can.
Minorities have been hustling backwards from check to check.
I’m not one of those celebrities that will just put my name on something and expect to get a check.
I like to camp and to not have to check in to airports and hotels and I love to just drive, man.
I check out my MySpace. I’ll go on sites to see what’s funny on YouTube.
We need to be aware of all aspects: To check how they travel, how they eat, the competition conditions.
Perhaps I am naive, but I believe that at this point in history, the greatest danger to our freedom and way of life comes from the reasonable fear of omniscient State powers kept in check by nothing more than policy documents.
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I’ll go online and I’ll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don’t want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being.
During my career as an airline pilot, I had the opportunity to be a check and training captain. Part of this job was to train and test experienced pilots to ensure that they had the necessary knowledge and skills to safely and efficiently operate those magnificent big jets.
I am critical of modernity giving science and technology a blank check as if it were the fountain of all truth. That is not true. And I think I may have introduced a word which has now caught on quite a bit, scientism. Science is good. It simply reports a discovery.
I tend to show everything I do to my family, to check they won’t be offended.
As a top player, you have to keep your emotions in check. You think you can control everything.
What I love about the TED is that it’s not, ‘Hey, take this check and enjoy.’ It’s, ‘Do something with this, and we’ll help you.’ I think that’s the most beautiful prize I’ve ever heard of.
I got a job as a coat check girl at a nightclub – this was in my first few months of being in L.A.
I have no control over the super PAC; all I do is write the check.
The initial notion for ‘Check Your Head’ was just all three of us getting back to playing instruments.
You always spend a little more time watching the guys you coached, to see how they’re playing. And there’s no question that when I check scores, I still go to the Nuggets scorer faster than any other scores. I have a lot of love for the players and a lot of love for the city.
If you’re trying to avoid one move that you don’t think is going to work out, don’t then settle for a different move that maybe doesn’t check all the boxes. Be true to the philosophy and understand the bigger picture. There’s always another day to fight.
I may not be wealthy; I’m living from pay check to pay check, but I get to make movies, which is what I love to do.
It began to really eat away with me that in the ’60s the federal government, desiring to help poor moms who were dealing with deadbeat dads, decided, ‘We’ll help: we’ll give a check for every child you can have out of wedlock.’
We are, after all, a nation of laws. And we live in a culture where carrying a form of identification is as normal as keeping your car keys in your pocket. When any of us walk into a grocery store and cashes a check, no one skips a beat when asked to present our driver’s license.
You don’t want to come out with anything that’s wrong, of course, in a scientific, you know, a major scientific announcement, and so you’re being so careful trying to check, well maybe it’s this, maybe it’s that, you’re looking at every possible thing.
If you live in a family or have five roommates, there’s some sort of reality check, but when you live alone, there’s a lot more leeway for your fantasy life to be more and more a part of your everyday life.
I’d love to study in the U.S. I visited Vanderbilt in Nashville, and I’ve been told to check out Ole Miss. There are so many schools that I don’t really know where to start. But I do love the U.S. and have met so many supportive and enthusiastic people here while I’ve been on tour. I could definitely live here!
That’s where I want to be. Do your dream job and stay in Atlanta. Check and check!
I actually missed some assignments at Kentucky because my teachers were like, ‘Didn’t you check your e-mail?’ I was like, ‘I don’t really know how to use e-mail.’
I only travel with one suitcase – Mulberry does an incredible one. I always check it; the TSA restrictions are so tricky.
In middle school, I did the whole, like, ‘Do you like me? Check this box yes, check this box no,’ I did that to so many crushes; I always got in trouble for passing notes in school.
I must visit a psychiatrist to check if there’s any sanity left in me.
There are, in fact, apps you can use to measure how many times you check your phone, and I shudder to think how many times I check my phone. I’m sure it would be probably in the hundreds of times that I check over the course of the day.
It doesn’t take a lot of research to realize that the human eye is drawn to attractive things. So the better looking your LinkedIn profile is – meaning professional and complete – the more qualified you’ll appear to your audience and the more interested people will be to check out your site.
I want to hire guys that fit that mold; I want guys where it’s about the Philadelphia Eagles first, that check their egos at the door.
Nobody wants to sit there and study lyrics the whole time, driving back from work when they just got their check after a long shift. It’s not the same. Everybody just wants to be happy with life.
We certainly should support both parties having observers at the polling stations to make sure that neither side does anything that allowed a fraudulent vote. That’s a very healthy check on the process.
I probably need to hold my emotions in check a little more, but that’s just part of my wiring, too.
If you’re pitching to investors for the first time and expecting them to be so blown away by how thoroughly amazing your pitch is that they write a check on the spot – well, prepare to be disappointed.
I had a relationship where we found out each other’s Facebook passwords and would check each other’s messages. That’s not healthy.
In June 2010, I moved out of my apartment and I have been mostly homeless ever since, off and on. I just live in Airbnb apartments and I check in every week in different homes in San Francisco.
My public school teachers did a great job of saying, ‘Check this out. You’re qualified for this. You should explore these opportunities.’ They’re the ones who said, ‘You know, apply to Harvard. You might be a good fit here.’
I hang out with a lot of the people I did when I was in high school, when I was in college, and I have a strong unit of people around me, whether it be friends or family, and if my head gets too big, they will definitely check me immediately.
I fell in love with reading when I was allowed to choose whatever books I wanted to check out of the library.
When something happens, I always check myself and know it’s going to go away. So be prepared for it. This is a tough business for actors who are sensitive. If you try to hold on to things, you’ll go crazy.
We’ve overmedicated kids. Quite frankly, some of the overmedication of kids are because welfare moms want to get additional benefits, and if they can put them on SSI through maintenance drugs, they can also put them on Social Security disability and get a separate check. That is wrong on every single level.
Communications is the biggest driver of frequency of use of anything. Think about how many times a day you check your email on your phone or text someone or message someone.
Reminding myself that I have a tailbone keeps me in check.
Arjun’s character has brought discipline in my life. Now everything happens in my life well planned. Initially, I used to get up at any time, but now I get up at appropriate time, and I keep a check on my diet.
The ‘Red and Meth’ show was good, but it wasn’t good to me. I just looked at it as an experience and a check.
Follow your passion. Be yourself, but check yourself before you wreck yourself.
My typical morning involves some time on the treadmill, but obviously I skip that a lot. Mostly, I wake up, check my email, then get to work on the various interviews and questions and phone calls that come with being an author.
Carpe per diem – seize the check.
My first publication was a haiku in a children’s magazine when I was 9 years old. I received one dollar for it! I gave the check to my dad for Christmas, and he framed it and hung it over his desk.
When something in art or music piques my interest, I tend to go check it out, and most things I check out, I’m not very good at. But a few things I’ve gone to check out have given me back as much love as I gave them, usually much more.
Sometimes, fear is good. Sometimes it’s a good thing to have a little bit of a reality check.
Before you travel to your destination, make sure you always check the weather! Some places that you think may be hot and sunny may actually be raining the week you arrive.
I wake up and check my Instagram to see what I missed out on last night. Then I check my Twitter. Then I check my Tumblr.
I wouldn’t say my mother was my best friend, because that sounds odd, but we have a really tight bond and she is my friend on Facebook. Although she only goes on it to check up on me and sometimes we argue about it.
Language is ever on the move, and most days, I check out the ‘Urban Dictionary‘ where anyone can invent a new and useful word or phrase.
When I do an album I try to find a producer that’s excited about something that they want me to sing, and I check with the record company to find out what they think they can sell – which is their No. 1 priority.
I did Broadway shows. And I started realizing that this is actually how I’m going to make my living. So maybe I should try to do television and film and make a better living and get an occasional residual check so I can pay a mortgage someday.
But I also enjoy music outside the band. I’ve been doing production for other people, including Robert Wyatt. Check him out. The album we did together, ‘Rock Bottom,’ I think it’s really lasted well. It’s a 35-year-old album, but it worked.
You have to check out ‘March of the Penguins’. Penguins are the really ideal example of monogamy.
I like to go back over history and check out what people have written and whether I agree with it or not.
Like any skill, systemising occurs on a bell curve in the population, with some people being faster at spotting patterns than others. Autistic people are often strong systemisers. Indeed their attention is often described as ‘obsessive‘ as they check and recheck the patterns of a system.
The first thing I do when I come home is check the refrigerator for cats because I’m convinced that if one dies, my husband will hide it in there because I don’t cook and so I won’t see it. I do drink Cokes, though, so technically he should hide the corpse in the oven. And now I need to start checking the oven.
I think I get my alone time when I have to go fly and do a work trip. After work’s done, I go check into my hotel, and I get to have a few hours to myself to order room service and just be quiet and silent.
The Grateful Dead played for three hours on a given night, plus sound check.
I check Style.com to look at the collections and love to poke around some of the other fashion blogs to see what’s going on.
I’ve looked after my money. As I started working around my third birthday, my first check went straight to the bank.