My ex-girlfriend owned a parakeet…oh my god, that f**king thing would never shut up. But the bird was cool.— Anthony Jeselnik
Delightful Cool Things quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
The coolest thing is when you don’t care about being cool anymore.
Indifference is the greatest aphrodisiac - that’s what really sums up style for me.
I soon became aware that there wasn't enough time or opportunity to kiss all the girls in the world. The best thing is to stay cool - just be choosy and wait for the right opportunity.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The coolest thing is when you don't care about being cool.
Everything flows and nothing abides; everything gives way and nothing stays fixed... Cool things become warm, the warm grows cool; the moist dries, the parched becomes moist... It is in changing that things find repose.
Music was the one thing I could control.
It was the one world that offered me freedom. When I played music, my nightmares ended. My family problems disappeared. I didnt have to search for answers. The answers lay no further than the bell of my trumpet and my scrawled, pencilled scores. Music made me full, strong, popular, self-reliant and cool.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Beyonce, to me, doesn't have a f--king 'Purple Rain', but she's the biggest thing on Earth. How can you be that big without at least one 'Sweet Home Alabama' or 'Old Time Rock & Roll'? People are like, 'Beyonce's hot. Got a nice f--king ass.' I'm like, 'Cool, I like skinny white chicks with big t--s.' Doesn't really f--king do much for me.
I've done all kinds of cool things as an actor - I've jumped out of helicopters and done some daring stunts and played baseball in a professional stadium, but none of it means anything compared to being somebody’s daddy.
I have to say I'm all for public flogging.
One type of criminal that a public humiliation might work particularly well with are the juvenile delinquents, a lot of whom consider it a badge of honor to be sent to juvenile detention. And it might not be such a cool thing in the 'hood to be flogged publicly.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides.
The whole angst thing is cool, but if that's all you've got, it's just boring. Everything I write, whether it's happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it.
The ability to keep things in perspective is very important for a journalist.
In a tense situation you need the ability to be there, yet somehow step aside; to keep a cool head and keep working without getting frustrated.
I think one thing I've learned, as dorky and obvious as this sounds: People who like cool books are usually really cool people.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
People just jump right to, 'We're going to create this really cool thing and put it out there and people are going to magically find it.' You have to market your marketing.
The secret of successfully giving yourself away lies not so much in calculated actions as in cultivating friendly, warm-hearted impulses. You have to train yourself to obey giving impulses on the instant -- before they get a chance to cool. When you give impulsively, something happens inside of you that makes you glow, sometimes for hours.
The cool thing about being famous is traveling.
I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
So we can simulate Richter-10 earthquakes.
We simulate 70-foot waves coming into these things. Very cool. We basically say no human should ever be required to do anything, because if you judge by Chernobyl and Fukushima, the human element is not on your side.
The cool things about space is when you put your pants on here, you can put them on two legs at a time.
It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl, as opposed to some other, different kind. And I think that made a great deal of difference to me growing up and in my life afterward.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing.
The one thing I am most proud of myself is that I know how to keep my cool and not be intimidated - anyone can be beat.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Look at Scottish guys wearing kilts - you could look at them and laugh, but the way they carry themselves, how can you? You can wear some of the weirdest things and be cool. If you believe in it, that's what makes it cool.
Cancer has changed, and so have I. Life goes on, even becomes normal again. I refused to let cancer wreck my party. There are just too many cool things to do and plan and live for.
The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels.
The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
I make intelligence cool. I make spirituality cool. If we can make one's devotion to God cool, then I think I did a great thing. I can rest in peace.
Your anger will cool into hardened passionate insight if you wait a day.
Most of the things that make me angry I let them sit. The heat that remains will be sufficient. The stuff that evaporates is the stuff that would have simply offended or made it histrionic.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Oh, man, if in real life I was as cool and suave as Coach Taylor and had all the answers, things would be easier.
Data scientists are statisticians because being a statistician is awesome and anyone who does cool things with data is a statistician.
I thought it was a cool parallel. Being replaced by the young thing. I know that definitely happens in Hollywood. It's harder to find good roles, and suddenly there's new girls. I'm at that age I've been warned my whole life about.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Thirstily he set it to his lips, and as its cool refreshment began to soothe his throat, he thanked Heaven that in a world of much evil there was still so good a thing as ale.
I realised that conforming didn't accomplish anything.
Do your own thing. As long as you learn that, you're cool.
But here’s the thing: Appropriation occurs when a style leads to racist generalizations or stereotypes where it originated, but is deemed as high fashion, cool, or funny when the privileged take it for themselves. Appropriation occurs when the appropriator is not aware of the deep significance of the culture that they are partaking in.
The cool thing about passion is that no matter how good or bad a day you're having, tomorrow's going to be better because passion finds some way of doubling itself.
Tobey's a mellow, cool guy. He's just a good guy. I know that's not the answer you want, and I don't mean that as the political thing to say, but he's a nice guy.