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Funny Rope Quotes
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Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
- Bill Cosby

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot in it and hang on.
- Thomas Jefferson

When you're at the end of your rope,
all you have to do is make one foot move out in front of the other.
Just take the next step.
That's all there is to it.
- Samuel Fuller


 

I don't really believe in 'directions' in art;
the rope twists as you follow it,
that's all.
- Graham Nelson

We learn the rope of life by untying its knots.
- Jean Toomer

I mean, I grew up riding.
I can't ever remember not being able to ride or rope and all that stuff.
It was part of my life growing up, so it was fun for me.
- Tim McGraw


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If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump
and get up as high as I can,
I'm just going to hold my breath, because I know i'm
going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping.
- Hulk Hogan

On one level the sixties revolt was an impressive illustration
of Lenin's remark that the capitalist will sell you
the rope to hang him with.
- Ellen Willis

A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning
only in connection with the things it holds together.
- Norman Cousins

First you find a little thread, a little thread leads you to a string,
and the string leads you to a rope.
And from the rope you hang by the neck.
- A. I. Bezzerides

Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood.
They can weave it into a rope to hang a man.
- Margery Allingham

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
- George Burns

Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature
of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
- Nikita Khrushchev

Give him enough rope and he will hang himself.
- Charlotte Bronte

When you get to the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope.
- Arthur Baer

Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake;
owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state
arises of the individualized,
limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
- Guru Nanak

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
- Joseph Stalin

His hands would plait the priest's guts,
if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
- Denis Diderot

I certainly do get at the end of my rope at times.
We all do.
- Joan Allen

You don't need a rope to pinch a stranger's butt.
- Phil McGraw

I think you have everyone kind of pulling on the same end of the rope.
It's not like you're Robin Williams and everyone else is a deaf mute.
It's like - there's plenty of help.
- Michael McKean

Weave me a rope that will pull me through these impossible times.
- Tim Finn

Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed
which a child brings home glistening from the beach
and which in an hour have lost their luster.
- Cyril Connolly

I'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself
not handling things well when I travel.
- Stephen Lewis

I rope steers in team roping events.
There's a header and a heeler on a roping team,
and I'm the heeler.
- Wilford Brimley

By the second tour I had rice cakes and hummus with me,
and I was jumping rope in my room.
- Taylor Dayne

The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories,
for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the
floor when the rope breaks,
and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
- Mark Helprin

All I had to do was go out and perform.
One of the hardest things was doing those back flips,
where you had to jump up and land on the top rope.
It's precision movement.
- Owen Hart

A person needs a little madness, or else they never
dare cut the rope and be free.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

God can be realized through all paths.
All religions are true.
The important thing is to reach the roof.
You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs
or by bamboo steps or by a rope.
You can also climb up by a bamboo pole.
- Ramakrishna

Experiments were not attempted at that time,
we did not believe in the usefulness of the concept anyway,
and I finished my thesis in 1962 with a feeling like
an artist balancing on a high rope without any interested spectators.
- Richard Ernst

You know, people think you have to be dumb to skip rope for 45 minutes.
No, you have to be able to imagine something else.
While you're skipping rope, you have to be able to see something else.
- John Irving

Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's
snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really,
really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare.
- Rupert Grint

That was the - It was an exciting time because it was
as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in
a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it,
and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first
book everything sort of spilled out!
- Robert McCloskey

I see these guys, they throw a guy into the ropes and
they do a back flip and then clothesline the guy and it looks stupid.
Why don't you just clothesline the guy?
- Owen Hart

I've looked that old scoundrel death in the eye many
times but this time I think he has me on the ropes.
- Douglas MacArthur

We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher
in the water to avoid the little waves.
- Johnny Weissmuller

I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple;
garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star,
and I dance.
- Arthur Rimbaud

I've never seen a truly great fighter get knocked onto the ropes unconscious...
knocked out cold before...
and I saw Roy Jones get knocked out twice in a row.
- Jim Lampley

A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up.
- Mae West

My youngest daughter sings.
She's going to be very good.
She's graduated from Music School and she's been working
down around and getting her feet wet,
you know.
I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit,
but she's going to be all right.
- Billy Eckstine

I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission.
They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes,
giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time,
bending you double.
- James Stockdale

My grandmother and I followed my mother here,
to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but
a million miles away from Hollywood,
if you know what I mean.
We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the
movie stars arriving at the premieres.
- Carol Burnett

Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations.
They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners.
Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I very rarely saw Tom Kite around.
I've talked to Tom about it.
I don't think Michael Jordan needed to be on the captain's cart with Kite;
he needed to be walking in the gallery,
supporting them from outside the ropes.
- Payne Stewart

The function of a genius is not to give new answers,
but to pose new questions which time and mediocrity can resolve.
- Hugh Trevor-Roper

In LA I was watching At the Movies with Ebert and Roper,
it was, nice to see them differentiate between the
subject matter and the art form of making the film,
and they both gave it thumbs up, and I was kind of
pleased at their honesty as far as reviewers go.
- Michael Berryman

What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is a function of accepting what is.
- Werner Erhard

In any architecture, there is an equity between the
pragmatic function and the symbolic function.
- Michael Graves

To transform breakdowns into breakthroughs
is the whole function of a master.
- Osho

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Form follows function.
- Louis Sullivan

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor:
to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression
of free speech and assembly.
Men feared witches and burnt women.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The next major explosion is going to be when genetics
and computers come together.
I'm talking about an organic computer -
about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.
- Alvin Toffler


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