One of the greatest pieces of advice I've ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said "Okay, I'm gonna tell you what to do. If the kid's bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock.— Johnny Depp
Massive Pick Me Up quotations
You didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me.
The kind of role that I tried to play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization might come. My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.
A man has always wanted to lay me down but he never wanted to pick me up.
If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.
If you see it in your mind, you will hold it in your hand.
But I like to know that someone is stronger than I am.
I want to be able to know that if I get tired, somebody is there to hold up the fort. I like knowing that I can't pick a refrigerator alone. God did not make me strong enough to do that.
Last September 16th, I was walking in downtown Seattle when this pick-up truck pulls up in front of me. Guy leans out the window and yells, "Go back to your own country," and I was laughing so hard because it wasn't so much a hate crime as a crime of irony.
I feel like I'm a stay-at-home mom, which I was for the five years before this.
She's absolutely been my focus. That's the choice I made. Desperate Housewives is perfect for me. I get to go back to work and still be able to take my daughter to school and pick her up.
Today if I'm a cricketer it is because of Sachin Tendulkar.
Else, I would never have picked up a bat. He's the reason behind me playing cricket
If I had to think of what I would do different in my whole career, it's that I never would have picked up a beer, bottle of vodka. That definitely changed my life. That is an Achilles' heel for me.
A burning passion coupled with absolute detachment is the key to all success.
The cops picked me up for attempted murder.
I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent.
It was never something I had in my mind to do – a show on Nickelodeon, let alone being consider a teen idol. It’s odd. I remember my mom picking up a magazine with me on the cover and saying, ‘You don’t know how weird this is for me.’ I told her, ‘You don’t know how weird it is for me!’
When a film like Chris Nolan's Memento cannot get picked up, to me independent film is over. It's dead.
I played street hockey in Riverside Park when I was a kid.
I played goalie. I didn't make the hockey team in college, so I played lacrosse instead. I didn't play hockey again for 20 to 25 years, and then my son became interested in the game. I decided to pick it up again. A friend let me play backup on his team.
Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
We're trying to have the band create something beautiful that hopefully one day, 20 years from now, can be picked up by a kid and hopefully have the same effect that Neil Young had on me, or Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath.
I want to thank you my sweet darling for digging in the mud and picking me up.
To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory;
to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
I ain't never preyed on the weak. I ain't never gone and picked on a guy that I knew I could beat up, even as a kid. People wanna make me seem like I'm [that] type of guy.
It takes 42 muscles to smile. Instead pick up your middle finger and say "bite me!
Picked up the yoga, put down the soda.
My healthy mind...that's what's gon' help me over. Life of a stoner (if you still concerned), I never lose, I only win or learn; It's all about your state of mind.
I grew up in a tough neighborhood where a lot of kids were older than me.
The older kids decided to pick me on me starting when I was about 6 and it didn't take me long to take a stand for myself.
When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm. They were spectacular and got a lot of attention. But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.
My favorite way to wake up is to have a certain French movie star whisper to me softly at two-thirty in the afternoon that if I want to get to Sweden in time to pick up my Nobel Prize for Literature, I had better ring for breakfast. This occurs rather less often than one might wish.
I would say Will came at a time in my life where he saw beauty in me that I didn't see in myself at the time. And, you know, he saw a diamond in the rough and kind of, picked me up and blew off all the dust and said, 'I'm telling you, I'm going to make you shine, girl.'
I hitchhiked, took trucks 'n' trains - anything that would pick me up.
I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an' split again.
I don’t believe for a second that weightlifting is a sport.
They pick up a heavy thing and put it down again. To me, that’s indecision.
If you pick up a guitar and it says, 'take me, I'm yours,' then that's the one for you
I had it together on Sunday. By Monday at noon it had cracked. On Tuesday debris Was descending on me. And by Wednesday no part was intact. On Thursday I picked up some pieces. On Friday I picked up the rest. By Saturday, late, It was almost set straight. And on Sunday the world was impressed With how well I had got it together.
I don't remember my father reading to me, but I remember him telling me bedtime stories. I got to pick what was in them, and then he'd make them up.
When I sleepwalk into your room, and pick you up, and hold you up in the moonlight, you cling to me hard, as if clinging could save us. I think you think I will never die, I think I exude to you the permanence of smoke or stars, even as my broken arms heal themselves around you.
I don't have to really be in the 60s.
Every time I hail a cab in New York, and they pass me by and pick up the white person, then I get a dose of it. Or when they don't want to take you to Harlem. I grew up with that.
I'm going to make a statement that you might not believe;
you might even find it offensive. Fortunately, its not just my opinion; I got it from the apostle Paul who picked it up from Jesus - so don't get upset with me! Here it is: You haven't fully preached the Gospel of Christ if you haven't done it with miracles, signs, and wonders.
When I'm with him, I can feel myself getting better.
It's like he's picking up broken pieces of me and putting me back together, and I don't even know he's doing it. We never talk about it. We don't go to therapy. He just loves me and that's enough.