Blown Quotes

Blown Quotes by Paul Rodgers, Ralphie May, Dean Cain, Lisa Kleypas, Jules Renard, Carrie Brownstein and many others.

When I was 14, I heard Otis Redding in a club local to me, and I was blown away. It leaped out at me and went straight to my heart. I set my sights on singing like that.
America thinks if you‘re fat, you’re stupid. That’s great. I want them to keep thinking that. Let them keep on thinking that because the truth is, the expectations are blown away even more when you realize what I’m saying and doing.
Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that’s better than you. You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.
The way glass can be molded or blown or cut into any kind of shape made me think about how we as people – our characters or souls – can be shaped or changed by outside influences.
It doesn’t pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he‘ll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn’t say.
From dancing around to Michael Jackson and Madonna as a kid to having my mind blown by the first sounds of punk and indie rock, to getting to play my own songs and have people listen, music is what got me through.
I feel fortunate to have a huge family that is beyond race, creed, culture, and have a Father who shepherds us all. When I think about that, my mind is blown.
My first course came and I put down my book, and I just happened to put up my hand to scratch my head and discovered that my toupee had been blown by the wind and was folded over backwards on the top of my head!
I’d love to claim that what I have done in my life is of my doing, but it’s not of my doing at all. I’ve blown around in the wind like a mad thing, influenced by this and that – like a piece of paper: like the boy in that scene in ‘American Beauty’ watching a piece of paper blowing hither and thither.
I train hard. A lot of people that I train with, they get blown away by how hard I’m able to train.
I’ve had a surprising number of near-death experiences: I was nearly blown up by a landmine in Sudan; I was stranded on the Zambezi river at night; I was bucked off a rodeo horse in Arizona and had to be airlifted to hospital; and, worst of all, I once ate a Pot Noodle.
There was a period where I was a little scared that I’d blown my chance.
Most people are blown away by the fact that Beck is Jewish… and Billy Joel. I didn’t know he was Jewish.
I had – after I sang the ‘Star Spangled Banner‘ so badly, after my tragic singing accident, after that, you know, all my stuff kind of, like, really got even more full blown and, you know, I got stage fright and, you know, I couldn’t do stand-up anymore and let alone sing and all the other things.
In the ’90s, everyone thought we’d solved everything and liberal capitalism was the agreed way to live. That got blown up in 9/11, and capitalism proved completely flawed in 2008.
Usually in films, when Muslims pray, it’s either before or after they’ve blown something up.
It blows me away that my parents, they really weren’t much into theater, but they recognized that in me. When I think about the things they did to support that, I’m blown away.
Most people inside the bureau believe that the blown opportunities to head off 9/11 would not recur today. Even among the FBI’s doubters, few disagree that the bureau has come a long way.
All my ideas have blown away with the wind.
When I’m on stage, that’s me. It’s blown up, but that’s me.
Wall Street has come a long way from the insider-dominated world that was blown apart by the Great Depression.
Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind.
The stories I most love are about the benefits of being blown off course.
I think the government, if you measure it in terms of the dollars out the door, about 83 percent of the government stays open in a government shutdown. Social Security checks go out; military still exists. The FBI still chases bad guys. I think the consequences have been blown out of proportion.
When I read the pilot of ‘The Sopranos,’ I wasn’t terribly blown away by it.
I’ve always been more interested in organisms that can move on their own than in stationary plants. But when I canoe or hike along the edge of lakes or oceans and see trees that seem to be growing out of rock faces, I am blown away. How do they do it?
It’s really important to me to still spend time in the ends – I’m there all the time. I do my videos there, I still talk about it. It’s important for me to be an inspiration to the youth of the area and not just leave now I’ve blown up.
Periodically, my mind is blown and I’m swamped in feelings I can’t deny.
I read the ‘Kapoor & Sonsscript in a half hour, forty five minutes. Not because I skimming through it… I read it like a book. By the end, I was blown away. I picked up the phone and said, ‘This script is gold.’
In my early 30s, for a few months, I altered my body chemistry and hormones so that I was closer to a man in his early 20s. I was blown away by how dramatically my thoughts changed.
The first time I learned about Aerie, I was blown away by how beautiful and confident the models appeared in their ads – and more so that they were un-retouched.
I remember the first time I saw ‘Gupt,’ I was blown away.
I know I’ll never be put in the position of making the adulterous mistake, but there are mistakes along the way that are as complicated, that get blown out of proportion because you’re not willing to admit that you’ve made them.
I remember seeingGremlins‘ and having my mind blown and seeing ‘Ferris Bueller‘s Day Off’ at 13, and it was this hugely aspirational experience.
What people can survive and what they don’t survive is shocking to me. Someone can go to Iraq and be blown to bits and survive. Someone can trip and fall on the street and they die – that’s that.
When Lars said, ‘We want you to be in Metallica,’ I was blown away.
When I was 8 years old, there was a showcase of all the instruments you can learn at my school. This guy was playing the trumpet. I heard it and was like ‘Oof I got to learn to play.’ The sound – everything was amazing. I was blown away.
I was 14. I went to see a production of ‘Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris,’ and when they got to that final song, ‘If We Only Have Love,’ it was like the top of my head had blown off.
In the heat of the moment things get blown out of hand.
I was always just blown away by David Bowie and how mannered the guy was willing to be. It was so far from what I imagined someone with my confidence to be capable of.
Every time I’ve done a fund raiser, I’ve been blown away by the amount of money and the generosity that our fans have.
I’m too fast, too sexy, and too talented to be blown away by a large, slow robot from the Ukraine.
Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings.
You go to a musical; you are deafened by them, with everything blown up. I remember musicals when they didn’t use microphones.
Picking just one game above all is nearly impossible for me, but if I had to, it would beMetal Gear Solid.’ I remember being completely blown away with the story, the mechanics and the overall presentation on my first playthrough.
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.
Well, unfortunately, I have always regretted the fact that I have a temper, but I also have, you know, have great love and respect for all of the people that have worked for me. I think like everything else, this is one of those things that has been blown out of proportion.
By the time you get dressed, drive out there, play 18 holes and come home, you’ve blown seven hours. There are better things you can do with your time.
I was on ‘Junior Star Search‘ when I was 10 years old, in the acting category. The adult version of ‘Star Search’ didn’t have an acting category, but for the kids, they had an acting category. It was the strangest thing. It was full blown 1980s, with big hair, mullets, and the whole deal.
It’s funny to me because everyone says I’m injury prone. That’s hilarious to me because I’ve never blown a hammy or a shoulder or anything like that, knock on wood.
I don’t consider roles like in ‘Die Hard‘ what I do. This is like a hobby. It’s fun. I had a good time. And I love being in a movie that people actually go see. But it’s about things getting blown up. It’s not about great character development.
I remember going to the cinema to watchBlade Runner‘ when I was 14 or 15. It was a huge flop when it came out. The cinema was almost empty. I was blown away by it.
At its heart, ‘Fat City’ is not about boxing. It is a universal story of grim realities and toxic delusions. It is awash with awareness of chances blown, dreams stymied, precious time wasted, and all future prospects scorched to ashes by the process.
A lot of my career I’m out of the gym, I’m injured and I’m blown up.
A lot of new genres were being born at the time I started going out to clubs in South London, and I was part of an exciting movement that has now blown up around the world.
‘The Odyssey‘ is a great poem to refugee-dom… Odysseus is not entirely a refugee… he’s somebody who’s blown off course. The entire book is an exploration of that theme… I reread it every year… That’s not as surprising as it sounds, because it’s a rip-roaring book.
I remember seeing ‘Les Miserables’ with the original cast – this was in ’87 – and I was blown away by it.
The whistle is always waiting to be blown, and in some ways, it gets me to do better work.
Oh, man, the first concert I ever went to was Boston and Sammy Hagar, and it was absolutely incredible. I was just blown away by both bands, and, once again, it was my first concert, so that made it super, super special.
Generally, I like to write in the morning before all the dust of dreams has blown away. Beforehand, I read two papers, cook my breakfast and then settle down in front of the word processor, usually by 8 A.M. I’ll write, and then check e-mail or voicemail when things stall.
Giant oak trees… have deep root systems that can extend two-and-one-half times their height. Such trees rarely are blown down regardless of how violent the storms may be.
I don’t think that – you know, I’m sure that there’s guys that are doing it, because I’m sure in every sport there’s players who want to get the edge. But I think that it’s been blown overly – way more than guys are using it in our game.
Only a couple of people have like blown their horn and rolled down their window and stuff like that. But no one’s been really stopping me when I’m running.
I know actors with promising careers who get blown out of the business, never to return.
The wind from the Kingdom of Heaven has blown all over the world, and shall blow for centuries yet.
Watched Star Wars in 77 and that’s when I got into watching films. I was just blown away by it.
I’m blown away by the graphical detail of today’s games. I can’t imagine that it’s going to get any better, but it’s just going to continually progress and soon we’ll be living in that world.
A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man’s heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.
My mum took me to see ‘The Wizard of Oz’ when I was about three and I was blown away.
Celebs most likely pay someone to do their makeup for events, shows, red carpets, etc. My mind is blown sometimes when I see some of the horrendous contour or the uneven foundation.
Most of my childhood revolved around wondering when we would be blown up by the Russians. I couldn’t stand the news, I knew that if the missile were launched, mortality would arrive in half an hour, so I spent a lot of my childhood feeling that I was 30 minutes from being dead.
I’m in a business that invites narcissism, self-involvement, and egos being blown out of proportion.
It was when ’21’ came out. I was in Los Angeles and my face was everywhere: on buses, on posters, on the side of buildings. I didn’t feel that blown away by it. I was still hungry to prove myself. I realised that quite quickly, that I had to find something that challenged me from an acting point of view.
It is funny how it is almost more painful to fall over and scrape your knee than to be blown up. Your body goes into incredible protection mode.
But I was just really blown away that you could just buy a snow leopard. For me, it was like buying a panda bear or a Komodo dragon.
I remember the first time my mind was blown by an actor was Tim Curry, because I lovedClue‘ when I was a kid, and then I was watching the movie ‘Legend,’ and the Devil suddenly smiles, and I was like, ‘It’s the same guy!’ It was a total Keyser Soeze moment.
I know you only get one chance to make a first impression in a city – and I was so disappointed in myself for how that first season in New York had gone. It felt like a blown opportunity. It felt like I’d cemented my reputation in the opposite way that I’d wanted to. Selfish. Not a leader. Not a winning player.
Comedy chose me. I always had this urge to be silly that I couldn’t control. I remember my father having me read ‘The Three Little Pigs‘ to him, and I would improv all around the story, like when one pig‘s house got blown over, he put on his gym shoes and took off.
I think having toured the world and seeing many places, I’ve just been blown away by how we’ve really scarred our home. I’m as guilty as the next person if not more so. I travel a lot. The damage we do to our planet is huge.
As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.
I remember, when I saw the first ‘Austin Powers‘ movie, I was blown away by how fun and original it was.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
I’m always blown away by stand-ups. I’m blown away by people like that who are craftspeople at comedy.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
I sincerely believe that no problem is bigger than man, and problems are blown out of proportion by man himself.
Pop music has been exhausted. The innocence has been exhausted. I think we’ve lost the ability to be blown away by music.
Of course a lot of the journalists hated Nixon, but they were always blown away by how smart he was.
We love U2, adore their music, just blown away by who they are as artists. They just seem like really good people.
If the movie is good then great, but if it’s not then God, I feel so bad for that person with their face fifty feet tall, all blown up. Some people would be happy with that, that as long as their face was out there they’re stoked about it. I’m not like that.
I remember when I saw ‘The Matrix‘ when I was 13, I saw it in the theaters, and I was so blown away by it. It was one of the most memorable experiences I definitely ever had in the theater.
Kepler‘s blown the lid off everything we know about extra-solar planets.
What impresses me is the young actors with terrific talent arriving on the scene. They’d have blown us all away in the old days. Guys like Brad Pitt.
I’ll never forget when I heard Steve Morse and the Dixie Dregs for the first time. I was just blown away, and it changed my whole approach to guitar.
Someone did a graphic of me in my jersey, and Jordan, they dubbed him guarding me, and Kanye‘s face was on both of us. That’s my favorite meme of all time – or so far to-date. I’m gonna have to get that blown up on my wall or something.
I was 15 or 16 when I first saw ‘Once Upon A Time In America,’ so I was quite young, but I was completely blown away.
I was first influenced by a friend in fifth grade when he brought a Walkman to school and was listening to ‘Paradise City’ by Guns ‘N Roses, which he had concealed within his hoodie. He put the headphones over my ears and I was completely blown away by what I heard. I’ll never forget that.
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I saw a DJ from Germany called Sven Vath. I saw him in the club, he played for six hours and I was just totally intrigued, because everything he played I’d never heard before and everything he did I’d never seen before. I was so blown away by what he did.
The world moves fast. Business moves fast. Digital media moves extremely fast. It is far too easy to allow ourselves to be constantly blown from one trend to the next.
I think a lot of things get blown out of proportion in the media.
You can watch any Hitchcock film and be blown away.
I went to my first dinosaur hall with my father and twin brother. We went to the American Museum of Natural History, and I was blown away by the dinosaurs.
Ask an eight-year-old kid or see his face when he sees a car being blown up. They come to me, ask me what I am doing next. They loved ‘Singham’ because there were so many cars, and that’s why there was no blood, because I knew they will come to watch my film.
I remember when I saw ‘King’s Speech‘ or ‘Girl With the Pearl Earring;’ there are moments in my life where I was blown away and thought, ‘Wow, that’s why I chose to be a film composer.’ These films are so beautiful and so strong, and the music can be very much part of the emotion.
There’s a reason God didn’t give me this success in my 20s, because I’d have blown it.
I’ve always been blown away by how unique Brian Limond’s mind is.
I don’t see on television the kind of blood and guts and body parts blown apart that maybe you’re referring to, but it certainly is in that BATMAN feature and I found it very offensive.
Glamour has been an integral part of showbiz from a longtime and the whole debate about exposing and vulgarity is blown out of proportions.
For the critic, the word ‘best‘ is like a grenade without a pin: Toss it around too freely, and you’re likely to get your hand blown off.
What I like to see is people like Beyonce. Here is a woman who is bling-a-ding. Not only does she look like that and act like that – I’ve seen her perform, and I was blown away – but she is at the top of her profession.
When I first was exposed to ‘Porgy and Bess’ many, many years ago, I was blown away by it – loved the music, overwhelmed by the production at the Met that I saw, and thought I want to play Bess someday. But I also knew they were stereotypes that were considered racist.
Sometimes people won’t be able to relate to you if you look like you‘re straight out of a full blown ‘Voguemagazine every time they see you.
I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I’m listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years?
I have no choice but to be 100-percent-focused. My two hours get blown up nearly every single day by breaking news.
I can be so blown away by story lines.
I never really saw my dad as entertained as when he was just completely blown away by somebody on the television screen or at the movies. I think that’s the real reason that I went into acting.
As luck would have it, my voice is best when it’s kind of blown out.
I’ve never blown an ugly bubble. Never. They’re all beautiful. They’re like jewels, transient jewels.
I had to make my history quick because there would be no future, merely a gossamer world blown about on the zeitgeist, till zeitgeist, the wind of the times, is blasted away by kamikaze, the wind of God.
I went to see ‘Star Trek Into Darkness,’ and J.J. Abrams, who’s a friend of mine, made this film, and I went to see it at the premiere. Believe it or not, I was really blown away by the comic timing of it.
I was blown away by Steve Perry‘s voice – you know, his amazing ability to change from a lambing voice to rock.
We are coming out of a century that was taught that one way of looking at the world, that one form of behavior, is as valid as another. The idea of true evil has been blown away.
When you go into the theatre and the lights dim, you want to entertain people from beginning to end. You want them to be swept up in your story, on the edge of their seats, unable to wait to see what happens next, be blown away and afterwards just go, ‘Wow!’
You know every wave is so different. It just depends on the ride, like when you come down and you don’t make the wave and you get blown up and you just feel like so small, but also so alive, because you’re at the mercy of this monster and its gotten hold of you and shaking you and rattling you.
I’ve never blown my own trumpet over my ability but it took an awful lot to stop me getting on the pitch.
I was just blown away by everything my dad was doing, every play. It was amazing to be able to go as a young person to the theater and see these visuals and how creative it could be. More than anything it was realizing you could do that as a life path.
Any time you put people in a room with Bill McDonough, they leave there blown away, their mouths agape. I had a similar feeling when I first met Al Gore.
I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I’m blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me.
I’ve done a lot of movies, but none of them that have blown up the way that ‘Divergent‘ did.
When I first played the guitar without plugging it into an amplifier, the people at Fender were blown away. They couldn’t believe the sound. I said, ‘See, gentlemen, the world is no longer flat.’
I remember I rapped for a friend, and my friend really encouraged me and was blown away, like ‘Whoa, that was dope!’ Ever since then, I kept going.
Anyone who sets foot into the ‘Watchmenuniverse and isn’t just a little nervous should be given a few days of electroshock therapy. I’ve always considered ‘Watchmen’ to be one of the best graphic novels ever written, and when it came out back in 1986 I was as blown away as everyone else. Just masterful.
I just remember watching ‘Brass Eye‘ and being so utterly blown away by the scope of it and how much it managed to cram into an episode.
People are starting to know more about it, but I was blown away by Almaty, Kazakhstan. It’s like a future Swiss Alps. It has the potential to be an extraordinary ski resort. It is a city with beautiful mountain scapes.
I was very surprised when I watched ‘Star Wars,’ and I thought, ‘Oh, that’s me. I’ve been blown up.’ Then, I came back again. I really didn’t know what was happening!
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.
My mum would play Stevie Wonder around the house, and I remember just loving the songs and feeling so blown away by how much was going on.
I’d say my mother made more of a difference to me than anyone else did. I know that’s a conventional and perhaps mundane answer, but my family was blown apart at the start of World War II.
Incredibly, almost every hotel I ever played in Vegas was blown up shortly afterward: The Dunes, The Sands, The Landmark, The Aladdin, The Frontier, The Hacienda, The Stardust – all were imploded.
If you make a wrong move with explosives, it could be deadly. If you’re there when they blow up the beach, you get blown up, too. So you need to get your job done correctly… then pull the fuse with enough lag time for you to clear the area completely and get picked up by the small boats.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.
I won’t watch that Amir fight from now until I fight Alvarez. I’m not a blown up 147 or a Miguel Cotto. I’m a big 154 lb., and I’m coming of age and coming to win.
Distributers don’t need massive amounts of square feet to stock digital products. Retailers don’t need brick-and-mortar stores to sell them. The entire supply chain for these select items has been permanently dematerialized. The marketplace has been blown to bits.
People should be shrouded in mystery. Especially actors. No, hang on, maybe actors should be blown up.
There’s no doubt in my mind that ‘Slam‘ is going to be huge. It’s a film about the power of language. People are going to see this and get blown away.
With ‘Location‘ and all the other songs around it, my music turned into therapy for others. And that’s something I really love and am blown away by.
Sometimes arguments get publicized so much that it gets blown all the hell out of proportion.
When COVID-19 first hit, we thought everyone could use a little luck and created a hoodie for a few friends with our signature good luck motif. We were blown away by the social media response and now the sweatshirts regularly sell out on our website.
Everything starts with writing. I heard Nikki Giovanni and was blown away. I just thought ‘wow‘; she was writing from a black girl‘s perspective, and the imagery was so vivid that I started doing spoken word.
I’ve been in Iraq, and it never occurred to me to go, ‘Hey, this war is bogus,’ to some guy who’s 24 hours a day trying not to get shot at or blown up.
As barbaric is we are, it’s a miracle we haven‘t blown ourselves off the face of the earth so far.
I remember one night, my parents were out at a function of some kind and I had just gotten cable in my room. That was a big deal, and I saw ‘Blue Velvet‘ on HBO. It blew my mind in a way that I don’t think children‘s minds are supposed to be blown, but they probably shouldn’t be watching ‘Blue Velvet.’
I was blown away by being able to color. Then I started to drawbringing a blank white canvas to life was fascinating.
This is show business, and there’s room for the shows and the personalities. But I think there’s also room for music, for people to play music, and there seems to be an audience developing that’s willing to go listen to music again, rather than just be blown away by drum machines and choreography.
If who you were was entirely based upon the position you were in or the headlines you got in the newspaper, or you had essentially subcontracted out your self-worth to the judgments of others, then you’re going to be like tumbleweed. You’re going to be blown.
When I went to the ‘Rushaudition, I was blown away by the script. I thought it was fantastic.
There is so much misinformation out there. If you give people even a little bit, it gets blown out of proportion then you have to go put out fires. So it’s much easier to say, ‘No comment.’
I sounded like Bob Dylan for about five minutes, and it was blown out of all proportion.
There’s a lot of smoke being blown at you, but this is no new sport to me; I’ve been doing it a long time, I’m used to it and I see it coming immediately the minute it gets into our realm.
On a very long and very high wire, I will not hope to not be blown off by high winds. I will have the certitude that such could not happen.
I have to be so thankful. I have two kids, my beautiful wife, I’m just blown away at God’s grace and God’s faithfulness.
The dark side of social media is that, within seconds, anything can be blown out of proportion and taken out of context. And it’s very difficult not to get swept up in it all.
I was blown away by the amazing atmosphere at Moshions’s studio. The amount of work, love and dedication that went into the bespoke clothes felt so personal. It was stunning.
There are these moments in the military where you’re present at these enormous intersections of history and humanity. I came out of the end of that, and I just wanted to write. If you do it well, you know it will last. It can’t get blown away like everything else.
I do remember smiling quite a bit inside it though since I knew it wouldn’t be seen on film – so of course while the poor planet is being blown up I’m smiling and laughing like mad!
I used to go to those dance circles when I was a kid. When break dancing was first popular in the ‘80s. I would be in Boston, or I’d head up to New York, and I would stand in those circles, and I would just be blown away.
It’s been a crazy whirlwind, but I’m so blown away by God’s hand on my life.
I’m the classic example of alienation: I grew up in a middle-class household without art or books. I was going to be a chemical engineer until I went to the theatre for the first time at 16 and was blown away by it.
My sadness compels me to hide it so that people won’t judge me. Seeking help would have blown my cover. Meanwhile, my mania convinces me that it’s making me fun so I’ll want to dive further into it. Seeking help would’ve ruined that good time.
I made 22 million in 14 years… with taxes, and travel and everything else, it gets blown out the window… which is why I still need to work.
I’ve had sideburns since I was 16, but back then, a gust of wind would have blown them off.
Anything I have blown a lot of money on? Well, I have three daughters and a wife – that’s four women, and I’m working on a sitcom, so you could say that I am just trying to stay alive!
I want people to be blown away when I do what they don’t expect.
I think with ‘Hamilton,’ Lin-Manuel has really blown up the whole casting idea. It’s miraculous. You look at ‘1776,’ it’s a bunch of old white guys and old white chicks. You look at ‘Hamilton,’ and it’s just the faces of America.
Alice Adams wrote a sweet note to me after my first novel came out when I was 26, and I was so blown away that I sent her a bunch of stamps by return mail. I have no idea what I was thinking. It was a star-struck impulse.
We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds.
I’m still blown away by how desolate Iceland can be, how deserted it is. It’s very often like living on the moon.
When I look at Stephanie McMahon‘s entire career, I’m always blown away at how she just moves your soul. Literally, my heart is moved by her. Either I hate her or love her – or love to hate her.
The world in the ’90s had seemed somewhat stable. There was talk of the end of history, a calm consensus around where we were all going. Consumer capitalism with some sort of social conscience. Then 9/11 happened, and that illusion was blown out of the water.
I’m from Canada, and New Zealand feels like you took all the best bits of Canada and squished them onto a tiny island like Hawaii. I was absolutely blown away by the beauty of the South Island.
I’m afraid of a gas leak, although I installed detectors. I’m afraid of a blown fuse that could cause a fire, and that’s why I don’t turn on electrical appliances at night.
The performance centre is unbelievable, I’ve had a chance to go there on a couple of occasions in Orlando as it’s only about two hours from my house, and I was completely blown away.
From the age of ten I was a full blown fuzz ball to the point that my so-called friends called me ‘Hairy McLary From Donaldson’s Dairy.’
If you had told me ten years ago that I would be able to go and make out with Will Forte one day and then Woody Harrelson the next, it would have blown my mind.
When I first got the call from my manager asking if I’d ever heard of Jesse Owens, I recognized the name, looked him up, and was blown away by his story.
I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it’s more fun for people to read about. It’s even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
Believe me, I’ve totally blown any kind of so-called reputation I may have had. I really don’t care. I think that’s one of the joys of getting older; you just stop caring about things like that.
When I was 14, I saw ‘Terminator 2.’ My mind was blown. What a beautiful movie. I found it really deep and also so entertaining.
When I read that Khal Drogo role, I was blown away. I couldn’t believe it was happening. I had to have that role.
The inaccuracy issue. Going back to college having a 56-percent completion percentage. Obviously, it’s not great. But I think that it’s a little blown out of proportion.
I had just come off a win in Invicta, then a couple of days later, Dana called to welcome me to UFC and tell me this was how they were introducing a whole new weight class. My mind was blown.
Who can forget the awesome scene in ‘Independence Day’ when the White House gets blown up by aliens? Sure, it looks cheesy now, but back in 1994, it was incredible.
A lot of people say, ‘Wow, a movie on your life, isn’t that exciting?’ Absolutely, I’m blown away that God allowed me to do this but it’s hard – watching the film and being a part of it.
When I heard ‘Rockabye,’ I was just blown away. It had been a long time since I had heard a song that had a message like that in it – about being a single parent and caring for your child.
Growing up, I was always blown away by ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Barbarella’ and ‘Logan’s Run.’ The retro sci-fi thing.
People blame the 1960s for just about everything these days, but it was the decade when all that post-war furtiveness and small-mindedness was finally blown open, and opportunity really came knocking.