Deliberately Quotes

Deliberately Quotes by Bertrand Russell, Steve Backshall, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, William Inge, Andrea Arnold, Harvey Pekar and many others.

I have deliberately stung myself with a small section of box jelly tentacle, and it felt like being burned by a steam iron. Larger stings can lead to cardiac arrest, and mind-blowing pain.
What has happened is just cases of athletes neglecting to correctly check the supplement they’ve had. It’s not like they are deliberately or intentionally cheating.
Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average person.
As a matter of fact, I deliberately look for the mundane, because I feel these stories are ignored. The most influential things that happen to virtually all of us are the things that happen on a daily basis. Not the traumas.
People are always angry at America. They’re absolutely certain that America either caused their problems or is deliberately not fixing their problems. But the anger is always directed at America and never at Americans.
I thought that there might be something unsatisfying about directing two Tolkien movies afterLord of the Rings.’ I’d be trying to compete with myself and deliberately doing things differently.
New Orleans is a place where people are deliberately undereducated so that they can be a labour class – the economy there is tourism, and one of the only outlets that black males have traditionally been allowed is to play jazz music, y’know?
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life… I think I must have been crying for some attention.
I even do things sometimes just to get the crowd booing me, whether it’s smashing someone or doing something deliberately silly. It’s been part of my game for a long time now.
Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn’t, it is of no use.
The Constitution has a good share of deliberately open-ended guarantees, like rights to due process of law, equal protection of the law, and freedom from unreasonable searches.
I deliberately returned slowly to training after Raphael was born and everything, apart from being bitten by a dog whilst out training in Monaco at the beginning of the year, has gone pretty well.
Amazon deliberately provides cafeteria space for only a third of its employees, which encourages people to venture out of the office.
I don’t think quantitative easing is deliberately misleading, but I do think it’s suspiciously bland and reassuring. It doesn’t sound like anything big, experimental, scary and strange – which is what many economists think it is.
I don’t believe for a second ‘X Factor’ would deliberately put someone through who wasn’t mentally stable.
Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don’t want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.
The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.
I always find it extremely hard to remember the act of beginning. I almost deliberately forget it.
Whenever I see a new film, I deliberately tune down several ‘dials’ in my mind – critical faculties associated with logic, plotting, science – just so I can retain some ability to enjoy a flick in the spirit it’s offered.
I would say that I quite consciously rely on my obsessions in all my work, that I deliberately set up an obsessional frame of mind. In a paradoxical way, this leaves one free of the subject of the obsession.
Within the pages of The Betrayal of America I prove that these justices were absolutely up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
It’s weirder and more surprising than the other books. I think there are more places where it’s just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it’s a lot more emotionally raw.
I’m funny at home too, but not deliberately. My wife is usually laughing at me rather than with me.
Large areas of the Gulf have escaped being scraped by trawls, crushed by more than 40,000 miles of pipelines, or displaced by one of 50,000 oil and gas wells drilled since the middle of the 20th century. Some places have been deliberately protected.
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page.
WhatsApp deliberately obfuscates their apps‘ binaries to make sure no one is able to study them thoroughly.
I’m afraid that – not necessarily deliberately, but consistently – I’ve made a kind of laboratory out of my life, where I mix the stuff in the test tubes to create explosionspossibly resulting in interesting by-products. I mean, not deliberately – I’d be crazy to deliberately do that – or maybe not.
I wouldn’t deliberately go and buy something that one would categorise as an extravagant thing.
I’m a self-confessed geek, and my whole concept of music at first was entirely electronic. In many ways, it turned out to be an advantage. I was so green, so utterly naive about the nature of classical music, that I did things that made me look totally, deliberately unorthodox.
I am capable of bad taste – deliberately.
In training, the players would deliberately hit high balls into me and barge into me so I’d get used to that side of the English game. I actually enjoy the physical side of it now.
At one stage of my film career, between 2007 and 2010, I had taken up many projects where I played the role of a police officer. Later, I deliberately took a decision to not do any police roles. Since then I’ve been growing my hair and beard so that I’m not roped in for any such roles.
I haven‘t deliberately set out to play the blonde bombshell in my movies. In fact, it’s probably been quite the opposite. After the success of The Mask, I wasn’t offered all that many blonde bombshell parts, to be honest. I think people believed from the beginning that I could actually walk and talk at the same time.
I have deliberately arranged my life so that I see pictures of cute animals on the Internet every day.
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn’t hear it.
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
For better or worse, I’ve always been curious musically. Whether it’s opera or Judy Garland or pop, I’ve deliberately sought those things out. I’ve never wanted to do the same things over and over. Some think I’ve accomplished what I set out to do, and others consider me a dilettante.
The writers of the French enlightenment had deliberately used blasphemy as a weapon, refusing to accept the power of the Church to set limiting points on thought.
Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I’d still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I’ve gotten to really love acting. And I’ve gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it’s like playing my kid. I can’t imagine deliberately stopping.
It’s very hard as a tall woman to remove your deliberately pronounced feminine aspects and look more masculine.
The look of being too deliberately dressed, with everything cautiously matching, always bores me.
Babe Paley
In AirAsia, we consider ourselves basically a dream factory. We deliberately decided that we wanted a company where people can pursue their passion, and we wanted to make use of all the talent that we have in-house.
Given the accelerating velocity of history, we should begin charting deliberately the next phase in its trajectory.
I deliberately decided not to go on Twitter. I’ve read about how much stress it can cause. I don’t think it’s healthy.
We have a problem with our democracy when you have election officials deliberately trying to take away the fundamental right to vote in this country in the 21st century.
It is quite wrong that one group of people should regularly and deliberately flout the law, boast about it and get away with it.
I think of myself as a musician and not a celebrity. Celebrity status is something you have to deliberately pursue – I couldn’t imagine myself seeking that.
Each of my books is different. Deliberately… I wanted to create my society, my people, in their fullness.
I started deliberately looking for characters, ideally outsiders and ideally Americans. So I just started reading widely, as I tell my students to do: read voraciously and promiscuously.
The course that I have uniformly pursued, ever since I became a missionary, has been rather peculiar. In order to become an acceptable and eloquent preacher in a foreign language, I deliberately abjured my own. When I crossed the river, I burnt my ships.
Some days, I feel like I should win Best Mom of the Day award, and some days, I find myself doing strange things that don’t have any real purpose, in faraway corners in my house, and I realize I am literally and deliberately hiding from my children.
There must be a little memory bank, a library or storage unit in my brain, that just tucks away memories of other people. I suck in as much of life as I can. I don’t do it deliberately – I’m just curious. Dangerously so. I collect visual and aural patterns, physical human patterns, from experience.
Debra Lawrance
I’m a great believer in karma, and the vengeance that it serves up to those who are deliberately mean is generally enough for me.
Films which often preach HinduMuslim unity have deliberately steered clear of Hindu-Muslim love stories.
Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control.
To be honest, I deliberately tend not to post things like ‘I’m having a relationship‘ or where I live. I’m a bit reluctant to keep this kind of information up to date because people are inclined to see things like that as statements, and I rather keep a little bit of privacy, if possible at all.
At that time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and I believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Russia and Germany to fight each other to the death.
I don’t read newspapers or watch the news on TV, deliberately to avoid the noise.
The more horrific works came out of a feeling that everyone accepted my stuff too easily. I was deliberately trying to be antagonistic towards collectors and critics.
Warsaw‘s historic heart was deliberately almost entirely destroyed towards the end of the Second World War by the German occupying troops. After the war, it was painstakingly rebuilt and that reconstruction is perceived as expressing the nation‘s determination to survive, to conserve its history and its culture.
Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain. Many people walk through their lives in an underslept state, not realizing it.
The journalist must do his work in a kind of deliberately induced state of moral anarchy.
Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror.
The slavery of Negroes in the South was not usually a deliberately cruel and oppressive system. It did not mean systematic starvation or murder.
If I do feel scared I deliberately challenge myself not to feel scared.
I hear a lot of people singing in funny voices and singing like they’re stupid. Singing in a deliberately fey and dumb and childish way. And I find it to be a disturbing trend.
We travel a lot from Australia and deliberately route ourselves through the U.A.E. because my whole family loves the place.
Oftentimes I deliberately put ambiguity into my books so that… the reader is left with an echo of: ‘How much of this was from me?’
I’ve deliberately tried to calm myself down because eventually I want to be a good role model to my kids.
I have never in my career embarked on a journey towards controversy. I have never deliberately set a flame.
A lot of young women ask me, ‘Can you go into politics and maintain your ideals?’ Well, I think you can. You might not, in any one interview, tell the whole truth, but to deliberately deceive the public who’ve elected you is totally unacceptable.
Columbo’s deliberately irritating questioning technique – ‘just one more thing’ – is designed to produce discomfort rather than to elicit information.
I’ve never done anything deliberately; I just speak my mind, and that is what I consistently do and will always do in any way shape or form that I can.
The decision to use only the name Christo was made deliberately when we were young because it is difficult for one artist to get established and we wanted to put all the chances on our side.
Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
If people felt that they were misled with ‘It Comes at Night,’ they should know that the marketing here is deliberately misleading you in an honest way, in that we’re not hiding what isn’t there: we’re hiding what is there.
I have for some time now been deeply troubled by the growing difficulties faced by Christian communities in various parts of the Middle East. It seems to me that we cannot ignore the fact that Christians in the Middle East are increasingly being deliberately targeted by fundamentalist Islamist militants.
To be honest, I deliberately tend not to post things like ‘I’m having a relationship‘ or where I live. I’m a bit reluctant to keep this kind of information up to date because people are inclined to see things like that as statements, and I rather keep a little bit of privacy, if possible at all.
I was doing sketches that were funny but socially irresponsible. I felt I was deliberately being encouraged and I was overwhelmed.
North Korea is probably the only country in the world deliberately kept out of the Internet.
What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it.
I love deliberately badly written books.
I cannot consistently, with self respect, do other than I have, namely, to deliberately violate an act which seems to me to be a denial of everything which ideally and in practice I hold sacred.
During the weeks before Christmas, though it’s not always possible, we make an effort to keep the kids away from shopping malls and stores. We also deliberately choose cards and decorations that have religious significance.
I never deliberately set out to shock, but when people don’t walk out of my plays I think there is something wrong.
While we have agreed to pay the E.U. tens of billions of pounds in the Withdrawal Agreement, the Political Declaration that aimed to set out the principles for this future negotiation is a document deliberately vague to allow it to mean all things to all people.
Philip‘s story is the most interesting in the royal family – his background is the opposite of what you’d think. Everyone has this idea that Philip is this bumbling, deliberately posh sort of man who says the wrong thing.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
History is littered with examples of objects and inventions with a power beyond their professed purpose. Sometimes it’s deliberately and maliciously factored into their design, but at other times, it’s a result of thoughtless omissions.
Amin managed to invite both the US and Soviet ambassadors to his palace at the very same time and then deliberately kept them together in his waiting room.
The audience may not have felt it was right, and the author may have felt a little upset, but every part I’ve played I’ve twisted around in my mind until I’ve made it into something of my own. Looking back over it, I didn’t deliberately sit down and plan like that, but it does read like it.
I deliberately try not to cater for the commercial market, so I can’t see myself in competition, you know, with second or third generation rock stars.
I’ve said things on Twitter that I’ve said deliberately because I think they’re out of order, I think that’s the sense of humour that I’ve got. I like saying things that I think are terrible, because it gives me a buzz.
I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I’ve ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit – as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
The infrastructure of the US is a long-term suspension of disbelief that such things won’t be exploded deliberately by people who don’t create anything.
I work very deliberately, with a plan. But sometimes I come to a point that I planned as the end and it needs softening. Ending a novel is almost like putting a child to sleep – it can’t be done abruptly.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
I think at some point there may be artists who will get fed up, and they deliberately want to use their art as a means to rock the waves a little bit. And instead of doing the status quo, they’ll deliberately go out to really make a change. I think Kendrick Lamar is an example of that.
One must be deliberately ignoring reality to pretend that our asylum process is not being abused.
A hacker doesn’t deliberately destroy data or profit from his activities.
We have been fed so many false narratives, many of them racialized to deliberately feed a racist agenda. It’s important to address and dig into that wherever you can.
More than anything else I recall being, or trying very deliberately to be, a perfect child. Not a Goody Two-shoes, but a kid who did good, who worked hard and met every expectation. I strove to achieve in the excessive way that psychotherapists tend to regard with concern.
I have deliberately kept singing because I have to at my age. If I stopped for even a year my voice would slowly deteriorate until it’s not there at all. That’s a fact about getting to my age.
I am not a performer but occasionally I deliberately work in a public context. Some sculptures need the movement of people around them to work.
On ‘The Chase,’ I don’t know what questions are going to appear, so they deliberately try and catch me out.
The whole sector of public dialogue has been totally contaminated, deliberately, by the corporate sector. The whole purpose is to sow confusion and doubt, and it’s worked.
The wide and unregulated power of contempt given to the courts has been deliberately interpreted by the courts in a manner which has served to intimidate the media from exposing corruption and misbehaviour by the courts and judges.
I don’t have a lot of time for things that are deliberately, achingly cool.
I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia‘s appearances to the reader’s imagination.
One of the advantages of this found footage format is that you can have deliberately badly composed frames. Here we can put a camera in the weirdest angle and it kind of throws you off. You never know what you are supposed to be paying attention to. It’s deliberate chaos.
I’ve been airbrushed out, as it were. You can imagine my frustration at being erased from history deliberately. I really don’t know how Yoko can sleep at night knowing what she’s done. But I can tell you I sleep very peacefully.
I have deliberately tried to do a variety of roles during my career so that people aren’t bored of me. I also believe I have never prompted my directors or my audience to say that I have let them down with my performance. Maybe that’s what has worked for me.
In all my years of play, I never saw an ump deliberately make an unfair decision. They really called them as they saw ’em.
Honus Wagner
It is aspiring tyrants who say that ‘civil liberties end when an attack on our safety begins.’ Conversely, leaders who wish to preserve the rule of law find other ways to speak about real terrorist threats, and certainly do not invent them or deliberately make them worse.
Veal, by definition, is the product of a sick, anemic, deliberately malnourished calf, a newborn dragged away from his mother in the first hours of life. Veal calves are dealt the harshest of punishments for the least essential of meats.
I don’t want to be known as someone who is deliberately trying to do things that are not commercial! That is not a good reputation to have when you’re trying to be a working actor.
My one criticism of Vertigo Crime to date is that it’s been a boysclub, reveling in violence that, while entertainingly lurid, lacks depth. Of course, the comics world is deliberately double-dimensional – and shouldn’t apologize for being so.
Any pitcher who throws at a batter and deliberately tries to hit him is a communist.
Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
It’s worth pointing out that conflicts between racially oppressed people often result from the fact that colonialism worked on divide and rule. Certain ethnic, religious, racial or indigenous groups were deliberately privileged over others in order to create a sense of investment in upholding the power structure.
Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea.
I did ‘Quigley Down Under,’ which is quite deliberately placed in Australia, which is a Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo film from ’88, I want to say.
We were very deliberately not playing 12-bar structures, blues structures, which rock musicians turned into such a cliche. We tried to… listen to the rhythms within ourselves and take the normal words we used every day in our normal thoughts, which girls hadn’t written about before.
I deliberately try to carry a different perception of myself as opposed to my father‘s. I respect my dad and his body of work, but I can’t give him credit for what I am today. As a person, I give my parents full credit; career-wise, no.
At this time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Germany and Russia to fight each other to death.
Young people can sometimes use language either thoughtlessly or deliberately, particularly around the use of the wordgay.’
Once we start deliberately messing with the climate systems, we could inadvertently shift rainfall patterns (climate models have shown that rainfall in the Amazon might be particularly vulnerable), causing collapse of ecosystems, drought, famine, and more.
With the ‘Watchmencomic, we attempted to tell it in an accessible way. I deliberately made the artwork very clear, deceptively so. You think you’re sucking on a sweetie, but it turns out to be a sugar-coated chili.
In most recent times, as the West started being hostile to us, we deliberately declared a Look East policy.
We deliberately filled our rainy-day fund to its statutory capacity over my time leading the Mississippi Senate as lieutenant governor.
There are members of the London press who seek to antagonise me, deliberately.
Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity.
I had paralyzing fear as a kid. I couldn’t watch horror movies, nothing. The funny thing is I got so sick of being afraid that I started doing it deliberately and instead of being afraid in my bed I would sit up on my bed and say, ‘ok, come on, show yourself, do it.’
My death will be caused by morphine, which I have deliberately taken with suicidal intent.
The only people who distrust the cops are crooks. They’re not out there just harassing innocent people. Maybe sometimes they do. But there’s no inherent situation where cops are deliberately out there harassing people.