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Funny Distractions Quotes
Funny Quotes about Distractions

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Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work is hard.
Distractions are plentiful.
And time is short.
- Adam Hochschild

Winning teams have the least amount of distractions.
They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
- Larry Dixon

Life is too full of distractions nowadays.
When I was a kid we had a little Emerson radio and that was it.
We were more dedicated.
We didn't have a choice.
- Stan Getz


 

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions,
one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
- Christopher Columbus

One of the points about distractions is that everything
that they do is destabilizing.
- Bruce Sterling

I'm very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today,
how many good reasons there are to put the book down.
- David McCullough


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I think the older I get the more creative I get,
I don't have the distractions that I had when I was younger.
- Marc Almond

Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself
of all other distractions.
- Saul Bellow

To choose art means to turn one's back on the world,
or at least on certain of its distractions.
- Melvin Maddocks

The trouble for today's footballers is they have too many distractions.
We used to get our old players coming to watch training
with football magazines in their hands.
Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices.
- Franz Beckenbauer

If you dream of something worth doing and then simply
go to work on it and don't think anything of personalities,
or emotional conflicts, or of money,
or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly
you get through those 5,000 steps.
- Edwin Land

I think it's an extremely important factor to have your team together.
It goes back to having distractions.
When you all stay together for a period of time you're
not training people or feeling out different personalities.
- Larry Dixon

I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the
distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come...
Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do.
- Andrew Bogut

You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside:
The security of a job,
a wife who wants kids, whatever.
But if you hang in there, always following your vision,
I have no doubt you will succeed.
- Larry Flynt

People don't want their lives fixed.
Nobody wants their problems solved.
Their dramas.
Their distractions.
Their stories resolved.
Their messed cleaned up.
Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.
- Chuck Palahniuk

It's actually great to shoot far away from Hollywood
because we don't have the distractions of the parties
and premieres and all that.
And, of course, you can save money -
there are no good shoe stores.
- Katie Holmes

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home.
There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition
for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.
- Phil McGraw

Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us.
Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often
refer to Iraq as a distraction.
- John Boehner

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough,
grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

You can always find a distraction if you're looking for one.
- Tom Kite

I don't want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.
- Shania Twain

The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected
George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
- Michael Moore

Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.
- Marilyn vos Savant

America is addicted to wars of distraction.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled;
the difference between the two being this,
that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

Girls were always my biggest distraction in school.
- Channing Tatum

He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women
by refusing to have them in his presence,
just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling
for more and more candles.
- Kit Williams

Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.
- Douglas Horton

Acclaim is a distraction.
- James Broughton

Teaching is a good distraction, and I am in contact with young people,
which is very gratifying.
- Manuel Puig

Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments
on the wing like mysterious butterflies,
fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men.
- Giorgio de Chirico

I've never done heroin, but I totally understood what
would drive people to that distraction-to need that so much.
- Sarah McLachlan

I love New York.
I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow
countrymen and what they've done.
I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny,
have a distraction.
- Ben Stiller

I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction.
A husband lives and breathes his work all day long.
If he comes home to more table thumping,
how can the poor man ever relax?
- Jackie Kennedy

The bosses of our mass media, press,
radio,
film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster.
Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote
of maximum concentration on disaster.
- Ernst Fischer

The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me
except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend.
Don't try to sound like someone else.
REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else.
- Greg Ginn

I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would
be a distraction from the successful and expeditious
completion of our aims in Afghanistan.
Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth.
- Bob Graham

It should be clear by now that my focus here is not
freedom of speech or the press.
This freedom is all too often an exaggeration.
At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech
or the press serve as a distraction from the critical
examination of other communications policies.
- Mark Lloyd

I think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm.
But I don't expect it to happen now because I think
that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying
to serve as a distraction,
to keep people from thinking too hard.
- Guy Picciotto

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one,
better to perform one than to listen to one,
better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction,
entertainment, or acquisition of "culture."
- John Cage

News is important information that may influence your investments.
Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents
you from seeing a story clearly.
News is useful.
Noise is a distraction.
Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy.
- Maria Bartiromo

If there was a distraction I'd get up and jump out the window.
I was quite out of hand.
In schools like that I don't think they expect that
girls are going to behave in such an outrageous fashion.
- Diane Cilento

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

On those long notes behind the trumpet solo,
if anyone lets his mind wander for a minute he is dead.
- Don Ellis

It was so much fun to have the freedom to wander America,
with no assignments.
For 25 or 30 years I never had an assignment.
These were all stories I wanted to do myself.
- Charles Kuralt

I don't really have studios.
I wander around around people's attics,
out in fields, in cellars, anyplace I find that invites me.
- Andrew Wyeth

I don't read music.
I don't write it.
So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
- James Taylor

When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in
the night with things still undone in life,
they approximate my subjective experience of this life.
- Jack Henry Abbott

I was a fantastic student until ten,
and then my mind began to wander.
- Grace Paley

Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert,
in any event I have always from the earliest of ages
found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
- Roger Moore

I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind
to wander when I needed to be focused.
It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
- Payne Stewart

I was allowed to wander where I could.
Here is a case in which you search for your independence
and allow something creative to come out of that.
- George Woodcock

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat
trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city.
I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.
- Jane Birkin

When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff
and shall wander round the park thinking of songs.
- George Lloyd

Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith

You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man.
A horse may not be able to hold you tight,
but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night.
- Betty Grable

I loved it, but social reality impeded.
Now I wander in here at 9 in the morning or so,
and come back for a while in the afternoon.
I am a very lenient boss.
- Donald E. Westlake

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye;
There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed
with joy as they wander by.
- William C. Bryant

Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized
parts of the World will suffice for me in the future.
- Mary Cassatt

The lifestyle that an artist can have,
the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines,
was a very attractive one.
- John Dyer

Men know they are sexual exiles.
They wander the earth seeking satisfaction,
craving and despising, never content.
There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.
- Camille Paglia

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander,
but confine him home.
- John Cleveland

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with
the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to
wander across the room and look at the thermostat.
- Terence McKenna

I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
- C. S. Lewis

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through
his regions of enchantment without having a critic,
forever, like the old man of the sea,
upon his back.
- Marianne Moore

Indeed it is better to postpone, lest either we complete too little by hurrying,
or wander too long in completing it.
- Tertullian

I wander around, get the lay of the land and try to
imagine what kind of people would have lived there
in that historical period.
What would they eat? What kind of clothing would they
wear? How did they shelter themselves? How did they get around?
- James Welch

I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me.
That spoiled my life.
It was like being in captivity.
Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again.
Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own.
I like it that way.
- Christine McVie

I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover,
I buy it if I like the name of the band,
anything that sparks my imagination.
I still like to go to record stores,
I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
- Bruce Springsteen


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