quote by Woody Guthrie

Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.

— Woody Guthrie

Most Powerful Hitches quotations

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.

When one tugs at a single thing in nature;

he finds it attached to the rest of the world. Variant - When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. Variant - Tug on anything at all and you'll find it connected to everything else in the universe.

Hitch your wagon to a star. Let us not fag in paltry works which serve our pot and bag alone.

I'm always the girl at the party who, within five minutes, has taken my heels off, hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage.

Life has a habit of not staying hitched. You got to ride it like you find it.

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition.

It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.

Hitch your wagon to a star.

Wherever you are is always the right place.

There is never a need to fix anything, to hitch up the bootstraps of the soul and start at some higher place. Start right where you are.

I always told Hitch that it would have been better to put seats around the set and sell tickets.

Knowledge is power, especially when it is hitched to a workhorse.

Any man who can hitch the length and breadth of the galaxy, rough it, slum it, struggle against terrible odds, win through, and still knows where his towel is is clearly a man to be reckoned with.

If Ali says a mosquito can pull a plow, don't ask how. Hitch him up.

Now that is the wisdom of a man, in every instance of his labor, to hitch his wagon to a star, and see his chore done by the gods themselves. That is the way we are strong, by borrowing the might of the elements. The forces of steam, gravity, galvanism, light, magnets, wind, fire, serve us day by day and cost us nothing.

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.

My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon - no good for a damn thing.

[On Alfred Hitchcock:] Hitch is a gentleman farmer who raises goose flesh.

Hitch your unconscious mind to your writing arm.

I started hitching about the country when I was 16 or 17 years old.

I found the music that was played around the country - Irish music - had a particular resonance.

The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy also mentions alcohol.

It says that the best drink in existence is the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, the effect of which is like having your brains smashed out with a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.

I came to Ireland 20 years ago as a student, hitch-hiking round for a week and staying in Dublin.

That's what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.'

When I was hitch-hiking, people had to follow me, 'cause I didn't stay long.

When we try to pick out anything by itself we find it hitched to everything else in the universe ... The whole wilderness is unity and interrelation, is alive and familiar, full of humanity. The very stones seem talkative, sympathetic, brotherly.

The materialistic idealism that governs American life, that on the one hand makes a chariot of every grocery wagon, and on the other a mere hitching post of every star, lets every man lead a very enticing double life.

We were the best team in the world: European champions in 1984, we qualified without a hitch and 86 was to be the swan song for a very experienced side.

Don't say giddy-up to your mouth before your head is hitched up.

It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm.

I knew I could make a good living working in the mills, .

.. I decided I didn't want to fuss with the rest of it, so I hitch-hiked back home.

But touch me, and no minister so sore.

Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song.

I didn't know it at the time, but Hitch didn't want to talk to me - he hated meeting with people he might have to reject. As it turned out, someone, maybe his agent, insisted that he interview me.

Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would be that we would kill her.

Hitch was interested in what I had to offer, like one of my background ideas for Norman's upbringing.

You should hear what my parents wanted to call me.

It was between Brown Rice, Neon Hitch and Z. Ziggurat Zanzibar Zandorf. I'm not joking. Imagine fitting that on my passport!

For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to a star, or you will just stay where you are.