Our rooms were bugged, our phones were tapped, and our lawyer's rooms were broken into and their files stolen. We finally had to hire armed guards with pistols to be able to maintain our records. It was hard to believe we weren't in Russia.— Jimmy Hoffa
Inspiring Broken Record quotations
Things break all the time. Glass and dishes and fingernails. Cars and contracts and potato chips. You can break a record, a horse, a dollar. You can break the ice. There are coffee breaks and lunch breaks and prison breaks. Day breaks, waves break, voices break. Chains can be broken. So can silence, and fever... promises break. Hearts break.
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
Though our private desires are ever so confused, though our private requests are ever so broken, and though our private groanings are ever so hidden from men, yet God eyes them, records them, and puts them upon the file of heaven, and will one day crown them with glorious answers and returns.
Well, it's such a record that you can only compare it with Bob Beamon's long-jump world record set in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. At that time it seemed that it would never be broken. Tendulkar's 50 Test centuries is one such records which doesn't look like being surpassed
It's a great feat for me to have broken my world record.
Sooner or later a rider will emerge who will win more Tours. In every sport we have seen how the records eventually get broken and cycling is no exception.
I love to see my records broken, I really do, you get a chance to relive your life, the whole experience.
We must always meet our obligation to those who fall behind without our assistance. But let's remember, without a race there can be no champion, no records broken, no excellence - in education or any other walk of life.
I was tempted my junior year to go out of college and forgo my eligibility.
I had broken several world records. I did have a lot of people telling me that I should go pro.
Self-expression is not enough; experiment is not enough; the recording of special moments or cases is not enough. All of the artshave broken faith or lost connection with their origin and function. They have ceased to be concerned with the legitimate and permanent material of art.
The London games mark the 24th anniversary of my winning two golds and setting the world record in the heptathlon. Someone is going to want it; records are made to be broken - it's only a matter of time. I hope mine will outlive me.
I am a hero worshiper. I love the number one tennis player. I love the number one baseball player. I want to see those records broken.
I don't think Hank's home run record will ever be broken. There's no way.
I was only halfway to the record and it seemed like it took me a long time.
I feel like that one will never be broken. That record will never be touched.
I think people will be surprised at how fast they go next year.
I do think world records will get broken next year.
Life is true to form, records are meant to be broken
I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.
The notion that the records of government are the property of the people is radically democratic, but it is broken in practice.
Records are there to be broken.
The goal for me is, I build the record that I put out as one individual song.
Even though it's broken up into tracks, to me it's like one hour-long piece of music. In assembling the whole thing, I'm really thinking, okay, it's gonna end here, it's gonna start here, and I kind of have the idea of the journey.
I'm a member of the Recording Academy and I see the way it works and even with the whole voting process it's broken down into specific categories. There are Pop categories and Dance and Rock and Metal and Film and Score and everything else. Basically when you are voting you are urged not to vote in the category that you don't know anything about.
All records are not made to be broken.
The only time my records are going to be broken is by my own spawn.
I'm going be training that child out the womb.
Records are made to be broken.
Just recently, the administration of Barack Obama, which has broken all sorts of records in regards to deportation, picked up a Guatemalan man living here [in U.S]. I think he had been living here for twenty-five years, had a family, a business, and so on. He had fled from the Mayan region and they picked him up and deported him. To me, that's really sick.
At least 3,527 U.S. monthly records for heat, rain, and snow were broken in 2012. We can't let this continue unchecked, and we don't have to.
The first thing that got to me was seeing David Bowie on a children's TV show, but Bowie was way beyond my aspirations. The Buzzcocks' Spiral Scratch came out in 1977 and it had a breakdown of the recording costs, then you saw Pete Shelley playing a broken guitar from Woolworths. We already had an idea of the kind of music we wanted to do, but punk showed us a way to do it.
It feels real good to look at some of the guys who have played before me, then come in and break a record. But records are made to be broken.
My first record had just broken, and these guys wanted my autograph.
I thought, Oh, god, they recognize me. Turns out they thought I was Heidi Fleiss.
I hate to be a broken record - my parents have a lot to do with that too, because that's how they live their lives.
Records and achievements are made to be broken.
Once you start altering your body's blueprint, things start falling apart.
Some players take steroids, and two years later, after they've broken records, suddenly they have back problems, shoulder problems, arm problems. They're out of the game for good.
Fans decide what pop culture is. We can define ourselves. Music and the presentation of art nowadays is totally in our control, with the Internet specifically. You no longer need record labels. You no longer need movie distribution companies. You can just make it and put it online, and it will distribute itself to millions of people. The borders and everything have been broken down. It really is in the hands of the people.
Holmstrom has broken an Olympic record by being cross checked 46 times in one game!