I'm not the sort of person who poses in their underwear. I hate the red carpet. I prefer the green grass. After the games the highlights show mostly the goals, scoring chances, assists. The spectator tends not to remember that as a goalkeeper I make difficult saves at great risk and start moves with my efforts.— Manuel Neuer
Romantic Carpet quotations
Our path to Palestine will not be covered with a red carpet or with yellow sand.
Our path to Palestine will be covered with blood... In order that we may liberate Palestine, the Arab nation must unite, the Arab armies must unite, and a unified plan of action must be established.
The helicopter is probably the most versatile instrument ever invented by man.
It approaches closer than any other to fulfillment of mankind's ancient dreams of the flying horse and the magic carpet.
The main part of the house is a deep red and I have butterscotch carpet.
And I have a bathroom with leopard skin floor, wallpaper and toilet.
If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people.
It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth.
Religion is only in the service of the people; it is not in the rosary and the prayer-carpet.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world.
What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
I see all the red carpet paparazzi stuff and I'm like, 'Really? Do I have to?!' I like to work and I know that's part of the job. But you kind of take it in stride.
The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady.
I think my recognizability ebbs and flows.
I don't lead a particularly celebrity lifestyle or anything like that. I don't go to showbiz parties or red-carpet events, so it all depends on whether I've got a film out. I've not been very visible in the last year or so and as a result hardly anyone stops me in the street.
The world was like a huge red carpet out ahead of me to be walked on.
And it stretched on and on, no end.
I used to look like a deer in headlights on the red carpet.
You step out of the car and it's bedlam. Everyone's got crazy eyes.
I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet.
I think that being isolated from the Hollywood world of premieres and red carpet events was probably good for me because I could ease into those at will and by my own choice. But in other aspects, when it comes to fanfare, Hawaii is nuts and in L.A. they're all so jaded. They don't care.
Think of all your experiences as a huge tapestry that can be laid out in whatever pattern you wish. Each day you add a new thread to the weaving. Do you craft a curtain to hide behind, or do you fashion a magic carpet that will care you to unequaled heights?
That red carpet has to be felt to be believed.
In the Crusades, getting the Holy Land back was the goal, and any means could be used to achieve it. World War II was a crusade. The firebombing of Tokyo by Doolittle and the carpet bombing in Germany, especially by the British, showed that.
Red carpets are pretty unpredictable.
You can go from one person asking you what you're wearing to the next person asking you about the situation in Haiti. It's the extreme juxtaposition, and some of the questions can throw me!
To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination.
For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet.
.. and hoped that they would go away.
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
Ever since we had arrived in the United States, my classmates kept asking me about magic carpets. - They don't exist-I always said. I was wrong. Magic carpets do exist. But they are called library cards.
Each generation has been an education for us in different ways.
The first child-with-bloody-nose was rushed to the emergency room. The fifth child-with-bloody-nose was told to go to the yard immediately and stop bleeding on the carpet.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage.
Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
There are no captions on red-carpet photos that say, 'This girl trained for two weeks, she went on a juice diet, she has a professional hair and makeup person, and this dress was made for her.' I just wish they'd say, 'It ain't the truth.'
My best feature is unfortunately a private matter, although I'm told it is spectacular. But you can't really walk it down the red carpet. What can I say?
Some people need a red carpet rolled out in front of them in order to walk forward into friendship. They can't see the tiny outstretched hands all around them, everywhere, like leaves on trees.
If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side.
because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom.
Whilst child abuse may be committed behind closed doors, it should never be swept under the carpet.
Ahh, Otunga. I hope you keep depending on your wife. I hope she keeps making movies because while she's walking the red carpet, you're gonna be walking the unemployment line.
But why diminish your soul being run-of-the-mill at something? Mediocrity: now there is ugliness for you. Mediocrity's a hairball coughed up on the Persian carpet of Creation.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
From our broadcasting box you can't see any grass at all. It is simply a carpet of humanity.