I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.— Woody Allen
Floundering Pocket Watches quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
I think for many of us - speaking for just a pocket of the country - we trusted Obama. So when you leave your baby with your mom to watch, you don't run home and check the nanny cam. But now we've left the baby with Gary Busey, so we're going to be a lot more on it.
Never seem wiser or more learned than the people you are with.
Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.
My personal opinion...is that pocket watches will almost completely disappear and that wrist watches will replace them definitively! I am not mistaken in this opinion and you will see that I am right.
That's where I'm comfortable - playing a jackass on the scene, rolling in with my pocket watch and my buffoon hairdo, with my shoes.
You should often amuse yourself when you take a walk for recreation, in watching and taking note of the attitudes and actions of men as they talk and dispute, or laugh or come to blows with one another... noting these down with rapid strokes, in a little pocket-book which you ought always to carry with you.
One day you life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth watching.
I watched Arsenal in the Champions League the other week playing some of the best football I've ever seen and yet they couldn't have scored in a brothel with two grand in their pockets!
He did look like the Monopoly man, but it was smooth.
I thought he was going to pull a monocle out. That would have been awesome. And did you see the pocket watch? That was incredible.
Ask questions then talk over answers, shout loudly you love everyone, try and hug people, confide in them that you are a sheep, offer them the last grass in your pockets. Then watch with a smile as they pretend you aren't there, and whisper you must be crazy, because you want to make friends.
Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul.
Have you ever wondered what a human life is worth? That morning, my brother's was worth a pocket watch.
I am unarmed. But Butler here, my ...ah...butler, has a Sig Saucer in his shoulder holster, two shrike-throwing knives in his boots, aderringer two-shot up his sleeve, garrotte wire in his watch, and three stun greanades concealed in variouse pockets. Anything else, Butler?
A person who borrows your watch, tells you what time it is, pockets your watch, and then sends you a bill for it.
People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.
And what, incidentally, do you think integrity is? The ability not to pick a watch out of your neighbor's pocket? No, it's not as easy as that. If that were all, I'd say ninety-five percent of humanity were honest, upright men. Only, as you can see, they aren't. Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea.
I still have your pocket watch, my dear father.
Like me, it is broken, but stubborn, and still keeps going.
Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with.
Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.
And we'll watch them fall, they stand in the way of love, and we will smoke them all.
If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort.
It's a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul. People smoke to celebrate a happy moment, or to hide a bitter regret. Whether you're alone or with friends, it's a joy for all the senses. What lovelier sight is there than that double row of white cigarettes, lined up like soldiers on parade and wrapped in silver paper? I love to touch the pack in my pocket, open it, savor the feel of the cigarette between my fingers, the paper on my lips, the taste of tobacco on my tongue. I love to watch the flame spurt up, love to watch it come closer and closer, filling me with its warmth.
Never seem more learned than the people you are with.
Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket;
and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.
If you love someone, be brave to tell them, otherwise, be brave enough to watch them be loved by someone else.
There is a thing where I get scared watching other people, and really realize, My God, their happy lives are going to stop. Sometimes you feel that people have 19 jokers in their back pocket and, because of the way they're living, you're like, Do you know that this is not going to happen over and over again forever?
Wear your knowledge like your watch - in you pocket - and don't pull it out just for show.
I ascend from darkness And depart on the winds of space for I know not where;
My watch is wound, a key is in my pocket, And the sky is darkened as I descend the stair.
Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching.
Imagine any problem you have to be a huge, locked door standing in front of you.
Now see yourself taking a golden key out of your pocket. You brought the key here with you when you arrived on this planet, but you sometimes forget to use it. See yourself putting it into the keyhole, then watch the door swing open. On the key are inscribed these words, "Unconditional Love."
If a man stopped me in the street and demanded of me my watch, I should refuse to give it to him. If he threatened to take it by force, I feel I should, though not a fighting man, do my best to protect it. If, on the other hand, he should assert his intention of trying to obtain it by means of an action in any court of law, I should take it out of my pocket and hand it to him, and think I had got off cheaply.
Pocket all your knowledge with your watch, and never pull it out in company unless desired.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
When none but the wealthy had watches, they were almost all very good ones;
few are now made which are worth much, but everybody has one in his pocket.
She watched him stop to pat the mayor on the back.
He stumbled a little in the crowd, and his left hand disappeared ever so briefly inside the mayor’s tuxedo pocket. It was over in a flash, a blink, a second. And Macey was quite certain she was the only person in the entire room to have seen it, but that was just as well. At least, Macey had seen enough. And at last, the boy made sense." — Double Crossed by Ally Carter
She walked to the rear door and took out a bobby pin from her pocket.
Hugo watched as she fiddled with the pin inside the lock until it clicked and the door opened. "How did you learn to do that?" asked Hugo. "Books," answered Isabelle.
Take me as i am, Or watch me as i go.
I suddenly leaned forward,bringing my face close to hers.
catching her breath,stifling that laugh and pink tongue,she watched me wide-eyed.I removed the wallet from my back pocket and sat down casually again. "What happened?" I asked idly. "I thought...never mind".She blinked. Ha,gotcha
How'd you get in here?" She raised her eyebrows.
“You pick pockets.” Kat watched his hand fly to his back pocket. “I can pick locks. Looking for this?” she asked, holding up his wallet. “Oops. Maybe I can pick pockets too.
Advice, then, young yeoman: When referring to the king's middle daughter, state that she is fair, speculate that she is pious, but unless you'd like to spend your watch looking for the box where your head is kept, resist the urge to wax ignorant on her naughty bits." -Pocket I don't know what that means, sir." -Yeoman Speak not of Regan's shaggacity, son" [...] -Pocket
One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching.
I bet," said Mulch, "that you would set the world on fire just to watch it burn.
" Opal tapped the suggestion into a small electronic notepad on her pocket computer. Thanks for that. Now, tell me everything.
I felt a strange tightness coming over me, and I reacted instinctively – for the first time in a long, long while – by slipping my notebook into my belt and reaching down to take off my watch. The first thing to go in a street fight is your watch, and once you’ve lost a few, you develop a certain instinct that lets you know when it’s time to get the thing off your wrist and into a safe pocket.
I'm very much in the trenches, and I don't live in the lap of luxury.
I come from a working-class military family. We watch the news and read the paper and vote, so there's always something to be upset about. I always have a certain amount of angst in my back pocket.