I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.— Kobe Bryant
Colossal Towel quotations
The Lord ate from a common bowl, and asked the disciples to sit on the grass.
He washed their feet, with a towel wrapped around His waist - He, who is the Lord of the universe!
Activism is something that no one can fake.
You get angry. You cry. But you never throw in your towel, because that anger is what is propelling you to further action.
The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
As cruel as life might be at times, if you throw in the towel, which is what everyone will expect, then nothing good will happen and your life will fall apart. Be better than that!
Do not throw in the towel; use it for wiping the sweat off your face.
You're getting into some kind of shape, cop.
" Aw, come on, now." Butch grinned. "Don't let that shower we took go to your head." Rhage fired a towel at the male. "Just pointing out your beer gut's gone." It was a Scotch pot. And I don't miss it.
Everyone runs around trying to find a place where they still serve breakfast because eating breakfast, even if it's 5 o'clock in the afternoon, is a sign that the day has just begun and good things can still happen. Having lunch is like throwing in the towel.
I guess you never know what's going to come at you in life, but the answer is never to crawl into a box and throw in the towel. There is good that can come from anything, even if it's just a later laugh and a good story.
You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off of your face. Gatorade ad The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.
Music has been my playmate, my lover, and my crying towel.
If John Lennon was right that life is what happens when you're making other plans, parenthood is what happens when everything is flipped over and spilling everywhere and you can't find a towel or a sponge or your "inside" voice.
Jesus gave us a model for the work of the church at the Last Supper.
While his disciples kept proposing more organization - Hey, let's elect officers, establish hierarchy, set standards of professionalism - Jesus quietly picked up a towel and basin of water and began to wash their feet.
American's could be any more self absorbed if they were made of equal parts water and paper towel.
Spirituality doesn't look like sitting down and meditating.
Spirituality looks like folding the towels in a sweet way and talking kindly to the people in the family eve though you've had a rough day.
When I look at each of my brothers, I see two things.
First, I see the next place I want to leave a rosy welt. Second, I see a good man who will always be there, no matter how hard life gets for me or him. Then, I get out of the way because I realize he's coming at me with a wet dish towel.
I had a very Italian house - the "plastic furniture you couldn't sit on" house.
Did anybody have the museum house? For a kid it's traumatic. Towels you can never touch. China no one's ever gonna use. Everything is for a special occasion that never happens. My mother was waiting for the Pope to show up for dinner. Or Sinatra. Or Chachi.
One trick I swear by: I pour a little neroli or lavender oil onto a hot towel and use it to wipe off my makeup. It opens up my pores, and then my face cream sinks in better.
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.
You might get AIDS in Kenya, people have AIDS, you’ve got to be careful.
I mean, the towels could have AIDS.
Wear a towel instead of a coat, it’s very chic.
Or your husband’s boxer shorts with a belt, or something from your grandmother. It’s all about do-it-yourself at the moment.
I turned over, and those big hands got to work on my back.
I stifled a whimper in the pillow, because Marco's idea of a massage bore no resemblance whatsoever to the relaxing spa variety. There was no lavender oil, no soothing music, no hot towels. Just an all-out assault on cramped muscles, until they cowered in surrender and turned to Jell-O.
Automatic paper towel dispensers are a solution to something that was never a problem in the first place.
The place I like best in this world is the kitchen.
No matter where it is, no matter what kind, if it’s a kitchen, if it’s a place where they make food, it’s fine with me. Ideally it should be well broken in. Lots of tea towels, dry and immaculate. Where tile catching the light (ting! Ting!)” (p. 3).
I stroll along serenely, with my eyes, my shoes, my rage, forgetting everything, I walk by, going through office buildings and orthopedic shops, and courtyards with washing hanging from the line: underwear, towels and shirts from which slow dirty tears are falling.
In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers, the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see him putting on his vest and almost humming. It was subtle, but you knew what happened. Give me a towel and some blankets any day!
This morning, I went to wipe my hands on a tea towel, and while I was using it, it seemed like it felt a bit light. I unfolded it and realized my daughter had cut little bits out of it to make frocks for her dolls!
There is a difference between failing and failure.
Failing is trying something that you learn doesn't work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up.
Pain was something we were expected to endure.
But I doubt very much if you would be entirely happy today if a doctor threw a towel in your face and jumped on you with a knife.
I tend to gravitate toward the more powerful roles.
As opposed to the doe-eyed girl who bats her eyelashes and runs around in towels, you now what I mean? Because that kind of makes me want to vomit.
Neighbors would pass, and when they honked I'd remember that I was in my Speedo.
Then I'd wrap my towel like a skirt around my waist and remind my sisters that this was not girlish but Egyptian, thank you very much.
Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?
Boy what a hotel that was, why they stole my towel.
If Macintosh hadn't been successful, then I should have just thrown in the towel, because my vision of the whole industry would have been totally wrong.
Creative people are like a wet towel You wring them out and pick up another one.