quote by J. Cole

We got dreams and we got the right to chase 'em, Look at the nation, that's a crooked smile braces couldn't even straighten.

— J. Cole

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No need to fix what God already put his paint brush on

Crooked quote Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked i
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.

An honest public servant can't become rich in politics.

He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service.

Crooked quote Show me a man that gets rich by being a politician and I'll show you a crook.
Show me a man that gets rich by being a politician and I'll show you a crook.

Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.

People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.

Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got.

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

Me? Well, I don't know, I must go to a dictionary and learn what a crook is.

I've never been a crook.

Criticism of others is thus an oblique form of self-commendation.

We think we make the picture hang straight on our wall by telling our neighbors that all his pictures are crooked.

Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal.

It's a way to live. The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.

The world is poisoned with erroneous theories, and needs to be taught sane doctrines, but it is difficult to straighten what has become crooked.

The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed.

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.

I would always love Alaska Young, my crooked neighbor, with all my crooked heart.

A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly.

You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

Republicans want smaller government for the same reason crooks want fewer cops;

it's easier to get away with murder.

I liked that he was a tenured professor in the Department of Slightly Crooked Smiles with a dual appointments in the Department of Having a Voice that Made My Skin Feel More Like Skin.

The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things;

There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.

Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.

It is clear I was never the Pretty Girl.

I had my two front teeth knocked out when I was 10 and didn't fix them until I was 19. I have a crooked smile and a nose that looks like it's been broken 12 times but never has been. My nose was always red, so people called me Rudolph. My whole face is off-center.

I have really crooked teeth - they give me character!

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.

I had ordered long legs, but they never arrived.

My eyes are weird too, one is gray and the other is green. I have a crooked smile and my nose looks like a ski slope. No, I would not win a Miss contest.

When I was a teenager, my self esteem was really low.

But when I stood next to Yunho and his crooked teeth, I felt better.

In Texas, we do not hold high expectations for the [governor's] office;

it's mostly been occupied by crooks, dorks and the comatose.

Love yourself and be awake- Today, tomorrow, always.

First establish yourself in the way, Then teach others, And so defeat sorrow. To straighten the crooked You must first do a harder thing- Straighten yourself. You are your only master. Who else? Subdue yourself, And discover your master.

He clasps the crag with crooked hands;

Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls.

A career path is rarely a path at all.

A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.

The honey-bee's great ambition is to be rich, to lay up great stores, to possess the sweet of every flower that blooms. She is more than provident. Enough will not satisfy her, she must have all she can get by hook or crook.

Criminal justice, as it pertains to the Goldmans and Morgan Stanleys of the world, is not adversarial combat, with cops and crooks duking it out in interrogation rooms and courthouses. Instead, it's a cocktail party between friends and colleagues who from month to month and year to year are constantly switching sides and trading hats.

Wherever you go in life, you will feel somewhere over your shoulder a pink, castellated shimmering presence, the domes and riggings and crooked pinacles of the Serenissima

Gun control? It's the best thing you can do for crooks and gangsters.

I want you to have nothing. I'm a bad guy; I'm always gonna have a gun. Safety locks? You will pull the trigger with a lock on, and I'll pull the trigger. We'll see who wins.

I love you crookedly because my heart's been unhinged from birth.

The doctors gave me strict instructions not to fall in love: my fragile clockwork heart would never survive. But when you gave me a dose of love so powerful - far beyond my wildest dreams - that I felt able to confront anything for you, I decided to put my life in your hands.

How he could be a good user of LSD," I asked, "And know about the spiritual dimension - all that sort of thing - and still be a crook? I don't understand." "Then it's time you did. Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change you character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it.