Fighter pilot is an attitude. It is cockiness. It is aggressiveness. It is self-confidence. It is a streak of rebelliousness, and it is competitiveness. But there's something else - there's a spark. There's a desire to be good. To do well; in the eyes of your peers, and in your own mind.— Robin Olds
Most Powerful Streaks quotations
I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.
I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives. It's a revolving door.
The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, Checkering the eastern clouds with streaks of light.
My Client Brock Lesnar conquered the Undertaker's undefeated streak at WrestleMania!
I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points.
So many people know about the dangers of sunbeds but when you have a busy active lifestyle you need a product that you can use quickly and doesn't streak or leave you with orange hands.
I'm that same David Crockett, fresh from the backwoods, half-horse, half-alligator, a little touched with the snapping turtle; can wade the Mississippi, leap the Ohio, ride upon a streak of lightning, and slip without a scratch down a honey locust [tree].
Value investing is at its core the marriage of a contrarian streak and a calculator.
Living there [Horse Mesa] was like living in a natural cathedral.
Waking up every morning, you walked outside and looked down at the blue lake, then up at the sandstone cliffs--those awe-inspiring layers of red and yellow rock shaped over the millennia, with dozens of black-streaked crevices that temporarily became waterfalls after rainstorms.
You should have had the decency to die when you needed to.
" “Sorry,” I admitted. “I’ve been going through a bit of a rebellious streak. I swear it’s almost over.
There is a great streak of violence in every human being.
If it is not channeled and understood, it will break out in war or in madness.
Every winning streak will have to end sometime.
Show me a golfer who doesn't have a mean streak, and I'll show you a weak competitor.
If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of a harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule.
When you play long enough, everybody goes through spells and streaks and slumps of some nature. I think it's just one of the those things where you have to play yourself out of it.
Everything happens to me. I've never had a streak of luck in my life.
To be an effective leader, you have to have a manipulative streak - you have to figure out the people working for you and give each tasks that will take advantage of his strength.
The sport to which I owe so much has undergone profound changes, but it's still baseball. Kids still imitate their heroes on playgrounds. Fans still ruin expensive suits going after foul balls that cost five dollars. Hitting streaks still make the network news and hot dogs still taste better at the ballpark than at home.
It was not a friendly game, and Jerry certainly did not have friendliness in his eyes. He had an extra mean streak that day. He was out of control and probably should have been ejected.
Life is fleeting. And if you're ever distressed, cast your eyes to the summer sky when when the stars are strung across the velvety night. And when a shooting star streaks through the blackness, turning night into day... make a wish and think of me.
Examining this water...I found floating therein divers earthy particles, and some green streaks, spirally wound serpent-wise...and I judge that some of these little creatures were above a thousand times smaller than the smallest ones I have ever yet seen, upon the rind of cheese, in wheaten flour, mould, and the like.
I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs.
a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks.
In my serious work I am striving for the essence of things and for goals which are possibly unobtainable. On the other hand, everything humorous has great attraction for me, and a childish streak leads me into all kinds of frivolous endeavour.
And also, one is a mother in order to understand the inexplicable.
One is a mother to lighten the darkness. One is a mother to shield when lightning streaks the night, when thunder shakes the earth, when mud bogs one down. One is a mother in order to love without beginning or end.
Even when I was very depressed, I could hold on to something.
It seems that I have always had that streak of gold that I could hold on to.
I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.
I read somewhere once that souls were like flowers,' said Priscilla.
'Then your soul is a golden narcissus,' said Anne, 'and Diana's is like a red, red rose. Jane's is an apple blossom, pink and wholesome and sweet.' 'And our own is a white violet, with purple streaks in its heart,' finished Priscilla.
Greatness is a zigzag streak of lightning in the brain.
Almost everyone's instinct is to be overconfident and read way too much into a hot or cold streak.
I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!
I work with Garry no matter what. What I wanted to keep going was the streak.
I think that all artists, regardless of degree of talent, are a painful, paradoxical combination of certainty and uncertainty, of arrogance and humility, constantly in need of reassurance, and yet with a stubborn streak of faith in their own validity no matter what.
For years, it's driven me crazy that women don't have better roles, especially in comedies. I know so many funny women but I always felt... misogynist streak is too strong a term - but a dismissiveness.