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Truman Capote

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"No" is something you use a lot, and when you start using it you have a whip in your hands.
LOU SCHULTZ
"No" is something you use a lot, and when you start using it you have a whip in your hands.
LOU SCHULTZ
It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.
RICHARD BACH
Truman Capote was a magical, beautiful writer.
LISA UNGER
Who wants an orange whip? Orange whip? Orange whip? Three orange whips.
JOHN CANDY
Why, I'd horse-whip you if I had a horse.
GROUCHO MARX
It's a movie about the author, Truman Capote,
DOUGLAS MCGRATH
When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
MUHAMMAD ALI
Truman Capote is really an interesting cat.
STEVE EARLE
Who wants an orange whip? Orange whip? Orange whip? Three orange whips.
JOHN CANDY
I am the heterosexual Truman Capote.
JOSEPH EPSTEIN
My sister gave me a big bucket of Cool Whip. Isn't that awesome? For two weeks I basically watched E...
STEVE ZAHN
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and ter...
ALVIN AILEY
Even a book can be dangerous in the wrong hands, and when that happens, you blame the hands, but you...
ERIKA JOHANSEN
The worst that God does to His children is to whip them to heaven.
THOMAS WATSON
My sister gave me a big bucket of Cool Whip. Isn't that awesome? For two weeks I basically watched E...
STEVE ZAHN
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. -Richard Bach.
RICHARD BACH
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
DIOGENES OF SINOPE
Never allow your limitations to tie you down for failure to whip.
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
DIOGENES
When you thank GOD for what you have, it means you appreciate and value what's in your hands. And wh...
TEMITOPE IBRAHIM
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because y...
RICHARD BACH
God's the final judge for Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash too. That's solely in the hands of G...
JOHNNY CASH
Make a conscious effort to loosen your hands and let your arms feel soft when you're at address....
ERNIE ELS
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
BIBLE
Whatever you lay your hands on, self-esteem is visible.
STEPHEN RICHARDS
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
BIBLE
If you go to see the woman, do not forget the whip
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Love well, whip well.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
God is looking for clean hands and a pure heart.
MONICA JOHNSON
Not every gift must you stretch your hands to take! Sometimes, just put your hands by your side and ...
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton. The job is just too big for h...
RICH LITTLE
I wouldn't call him a slave. I don't whip him when he does something wrong. Just when he does someth...
SHANNON ELIZABETH
I wouldn't call him a slave. I don't whip him when he does something wrong. Just when he does someth...
SHANNON ELIZABETH
When you're travelling, your day is jam-packed. I just don't have time to whip out a PC all ...
KEVIN O'LEARY
Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If you have a complete set of salad bowls and they all say Kool Whip on the side, you might be a red...
JEFF FOXWORTHY
Like People, animals will become frightened and likely do whatever you say if you whip them enough.
LEMONY SNICKET
Being smart as a whip includes knowing when not to crack it.
VERA NAZARIAN
My dream dinner party guests would be Ethel Kennedy, Truman Capote and Hunter S. Thompson.
DYLAN PENN
Whip me such honest knaves!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Stop blaming other people for your mistakes. Until you are ready to admit that you are infallible, y...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
Before Truman Capote, journalism and non-fiction weren't taken very seriously.
GERALD CLARKE
Truman Capote: In which various friends, enemies, acquaintances and detractors recall his turbulent ...
DOUGLAS MCGRATH
The whip system has also helped the police officers on the island to enjoy their sweat-less job here...
ATA TABEUTA
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
AMBROSE BIERCE
The rule of the road is a paradox quite, If you drive with a whip or a thong; If you go to the...
HENRY ERSKINE
The whip of the Ancient Taskmaster cracks upon us all!
THOMAS ZMAN
Style is what happens when you put fashion in the wrong hands. Fashion is what happens when you put ...
PFANO PERCY RATHOGWA
Here is one with a gift for loving and a gift for hating, and when he hates, God help the man who ea...
ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF
When you elected me to serve as your Whip, I committed to create an inclusive and open Whip operatio...
STEVE SCALISE
God gave you two hands one belongs to you and the other to your fellow man.
OSCAR AULIQ-ICE
God gave you two hands one belongs to you and the other to your fellow man.
AULIQ ICE
God gave you two hands one belongs to you and the other to your fellow man.
OSCAR AULIQ-ICE
Everyone should have hair. When you get dressed up, you must do that last whip of hair spray, or lif...
CHARLES NELSON REILLY
You're so brutal to those who love you, Scarlett. You take their love and hold it over their heads l...
MARGARET MITCHELL
Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibilit...
LISA WINGATE
When a man loves you, you can tell by the way he touches you. His hands that have been lifting heavy...
JESSICA BASCOM
When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.
DALE CARNEGIE
God promised to bless the works of our hands. If you do not work, what is God going to bless you for...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and...
XENOPHON
I'm always confident. My image is being confident. Why you trying to make it look like something new...
MUHAMMAD ALI
I love Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, Flannery O'Connor. I read a lot of American writers.
KIRAN DESAI
When I'm in need of a quick meal or party dish, a burger is hands-down my go-to pick! Burgers ar...
MARCUS SAMUELSSON
Before the introduction of the whip, drunkards cause a lot of trouble, stealing and sexual abuse is ...
ATA TABEUTA
He is a bulldog. You can't take the ball out of his hands.
DOUG TERNIK
For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and...
XENOPHON
Do not call to a dog with a whip in your hand
AFRICAN PROVERB
I had my hands down and he threw a big left hand at me and he got me. He got me buzzing. You learn q...
DONALD BRASHEAR
Your religion is like a cock. Don't whip it out in public and don't shove it down my throat!
MARIE MUHAMMAD
I wrote a book on grace, and grace is a free gift, but to receive the gift you have to have your han...
PHILIP YANCEY
See, almost every single one of you raised your hands. I also was teased when I was a little younger...
CARA VAN NESS
Do not call to a dog with a whip in your hand
AFRICAN PROVERB
He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsm...
FRANCIS OF ASSISI
You can't get what you want, if the intentions are solely directed for self-benefits.
ASHISH PATEL
See, almost every single one of you raised your hands. I also was teased when I was a little younger...
CARA NESS
He's a machine for competitive balance, ... Yes, the money is in New York. Yes, the money is in his ...
MICHAEL LEWIS
The hands on a clock move without regard to the hands you hold.
ELIZABETH ALRAUNE
Don't be more serious than God. God invented dog farts. God designed your body's plumbing system. Go...
PETER KREEFT
One time, I was given an essay topic: to describe a perfect horse, whom the mere sight of the rider&...
MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE
The funds like to 'whip up the surf,' which is where Iran enters the picture.
JULIAN PHILLIPS
He has big hands for his size – hands like a 7-footer. He can grab the ball and palm it. And he ha...
ALONZO MOURNING
When I talk to the camera, mate, it's not like I'm talking to the camera, I'm talking to...
STEVE IRWIN
When he saw the little girl's body, he was just destroyed, ... He was holding his head in his hands ...
COLIN TAYLOR
The hands on a clock move without regard to the hands you hold.
ELIZABETH ALRAUNE
I think he's such a special, talented athlete. He can beat you a lot of ways. He's got great hands, ...
BILLY HITE
Retreat is brave when you steal a great prize from your enemy's hands.
DAVID BOWLES
When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands.
JAMES BURKE
I hated cracking the whip, and these juries turn into political things.
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH
If you do not strike back at him who hits you, there is no way for him to find out whether you also ...
RUSSIAN PROVERB
You didn't have to explain all that in a colorful language. U can either hire a whipper to whip you ...
NORAIN
Truman Capote was a pop figure, but it wasn't until he went on David Susskind's show and had...
JAMES WOLCOTT
When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands.
JAMES BURKE
What will make you a star is in you
SOTONYE ANGA
I would say that when Heath is at his best is when we get inside the 20-yard line. He's a big guy wh...
BEN ROETHLISBERGER
I just can't whip off a likeness of somebody.
JAMIE WYETH
Sad old blokes, I'm told, now dream of me with a whip in hand.
ANNE ROBINSON
[The atmosphere on Mars is almost livable, Cooper said,] but you would need a little help. ... John'...
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HARRY TRUMAN
Not all readers become leaders, but all leaders must be readers.
HARRY TRUMAN
Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be ...
HARRY S TRUMAN
Give me a one-handed economist! All my economists say, On the one hand on the other.
HARRY S TRUMAN
I studied the lives of great men and famous women; and I found that the men and women who got to the...
HARRY S TRUMAN
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then adv...
HARRY S TRUMAN
I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
HARRY S TRUMAN
All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing an...
HARRY S TRUMAN
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
HARRY S TRUMAN
I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't...
HARRY S TRUMAN
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive. And don't ever ...
HARRY S TRUMAN
Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you.
HARRY S TRUMAN
Conceit is God's gift to little men.
HARRY S TRUMAN
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar....He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for...
HARRY S TRUMAN
We can never tell what is in store for us.
HARRY S TRUMAN
There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.
HARRY S TRUMAN
You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cann...
HARRY S TRUMAN
Whenever a fellow tells me he's bipartisan, I know he's going to vote against me.
HARRY S TRUMAN
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
HARRY S TRUMAN
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves...sel...
HARRY S TRUMAN
Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.... The force from which the su...
HARRY S. TRUMAN
I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell.
HARRY S TRUMAN
People are very much wrought up about the Communist bugaboo.
HARRY S TRUMAN
The Buck Stops Here
HARRY S TRUMAN
Politics is a fascinating game, because politics is government. It is the art of government.
HARRY S TRUMAN
You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cann...
HARRY S TRUMAN
The buck stops here.
HARRY S TRUMAN
It takes a politician to run a government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for fifteen y...
HARRY S TRUMAN
I always considered statesmen to be more expendable than soldiers.
HARRY S TRUMAN
If we do not abolish war on this earth, then surely one day war will abolish us from the earth
HARRY S TRUMAN