Borrow Quotes

When I appear on TV shows, I always have to borrow clothes. I`m always expected to look like Peyton, but that`s just not me. I don`t have mini skirts or little pointy bras. Although I do have plenty of sexy underwear in my wardrobe...- Jamie Luner

I even played bass for a while. Besides playing electric guitar, I`d also get asked to play some acoustic stuff. But, since I didn`t have an acoustic guitar at the time, I used to borrow one from a friend so I could play folk joints.- Mark Knopfler

"Mary-Kate (Mary-Kate Olsen) and Ashley (Ashley Olsen), who played Michelle, were great. I miss them, I love them, and I need to borrow some money from them."- John Stamos

When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual it can be terrifying. The blacklist is just the opening gambit - being deprived of work. Your passport is confiscated. That`s minor. But not being able to move without being tailed is something else. After a certain point it grows to implied as well as articulated threats, and people succumb. My wife did, and she was institutionalized. In 1953 the HUCA did a deal with me. I was pretty much worn down. I had no money. I couldn`t borrow. I had the expenses of taking care of the children. Why am I subjecting my loved ones to this? If it`s worth dying for, and I am just as idealistic as the next fellow. But I decided it wasn`t worth dying for, and if this gesture was the way of getting out of the penitentiary I`d do it. I had to be employable again." - interview with Victor Navasky for the book "Naming Names- Lee J. Cobb

"I`m a slob. I`m one of the messier people in the world. My house is a mess all the time. I have no idea how it gets this messy. My dishes get so dirty I consider just buying new ones. And the laundry! Sometimes I have to borrow clothes from wardrobe before the weekend so I can have jeans to wear when I`m doing the laundry. "- Monica Keena

I borrow bits from everyone.- Janice Dickinson

(Spike Jonze wanted to borrow photographs from his childhood for Being John Malkovich (1999)) "I gave them my mother`s phone number and told them to tell her that I`m an actor and it was for a film. I don`t think my parents know what I do."- John Malkovich

I think all comics borrow from each other. Only a few have an original voice, and I wasn`t one of them. In the end, I couldn`t figure out who to steal from, so I stopped doing it.- Steve Buscemi

Sometimes I have a desire to control what I do a little bit, especially when I do a smaller movie. But basically, my impulses are the impulses of a child. I like being the thing itself. I don`t like thinking about it. And that doesn`t mean I`m not analytical or that I`m anti-intellectual. I`m not trying to say I`m a totally intuitive kind of guy. It`s just that my real pleasure, where I feel vital and everything drops away, is when I`m in the middle of doing it, and I look for that opportunity untainted by other responsibilities. But I`m getting too serious. When I try to explain what I do, I get a little bit disgusted with myself because I come off too earnest. In the simplest terms, it`s a pleasure to borrow someone else`s body and someone else`s life. That`s the craft, and it`s a bit like voodoo, because you don`t know exactly how you do it. - On his acting style.- Willem Dafoe

In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they`re welcome. The books aren`t there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive.- John Scott

Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.- Aaron Sorkin

I don`t think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow.- B.B. King

My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy`s movie is wack, but they loved it.- Blair Underwood

My luck at the gambling table was varied; sometimes I was fifty to a hundred dollars ahead, and at other times I had to borrow money from my fellow workmen to settle my room rent and pay for my meals.- James Weldon Johnson

There is a real difference in mentality. Consumers from poorer European countries are more cautious and tend to save more and borrow less.- Michael Penn

Affluence separates people. Poverty knits `em together. You got some sugar and I don`t; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I`ll give you some of mine.- Ray Charles

You couldn`t beg, borrow, or steal a job in 1931, 1932... it was really tough.- Roy Rogers

Was on my last leg, I couldn`t even borrow my friend`s extra peg.- Sly Stone

I didn`t need to borrow money from the record company, because if I had my own publishing company, and I had my own writers, I`d have enough to get and do whatever I wanted to do.- Solomon Burke

I slowly build a character. And when it is necessary I borrow emotions from my own life, from the past. That is a bit like prostitution, but it is the way it works.- Thekla Reuten

Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar, people run into each other in the elevator, and in this way become inscribed in the spectator`s memory.- Krzysztof Kieslowski

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.- Ron Paul

If somebody says: `Can I borrow your phone for half an hour and put an application on it?` you`d be suspicious, ... So why would somebody open an application from somebody they do not know?- David Wood

The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That`s your money.- Robert Byrd

We`ve suffered a war, and one thing we know: Whenever our nation`s faced war, whether it was in the 1980s when we were winning the Cold War or in the 1940s during World War II, the responsible thing to do has been to borrow money to win the war.- Ken Mehlman

Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.- Ambrose Bierce

A poet ought not to pick nature`s pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.- Dorothy Dix

In Asia, a lot of successful economies that had been living on their own saving, decided to open up their financial markets to international capital in the early 1990s. So here were countries doing quite well, but they decided they`d borrow a bit more and do even better.- Jeffrey Sachs

Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.- Abdel Halim Khaddam

To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.- Afif Safieh

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?- Ahmad Shah

South Dakota had laws - when I came to the governor`s office, South Dakota had very tight historical laws on what you could charge to borrow.- Al Sorrentino

Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with.- Alan Durham

I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq.- Alan Stray

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.- Albert McHenry

Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy. They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion.- Alicia Rice

Before the arrival of the Credit Union, people who were from the poor background or a working class background couldn`t borrow from banks.- Alison Marquiss

To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.- Amanda Bird

Maybe if you and ten of your friends could pool your savings and borrow some money and actually buy some obscure station in Sonoma, and then take some chances and have some fun.- Andi Melendez

What we can borrow from Ronald Reagan... is that great sense of optimism. He led by building on the strengths of America, not running America down.- Andre Seymour

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow.- Andrew Mohl

Take it not amiss, O speech, that I borrow weighty words, and later try hard to make them seem light.- Andrew Shields

We don`t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children- Anthony Mills

I normally use as Predator cue stick and a Stinger jump stick, which I was able to borrow from a pool hall manager in New York. But, it`s still difficult getting used to these new cues, which may be a reason for my poor play.- Arnie Oelke

U-life will become its own brand, its own lifestyle. The same key can be used to get on the subway, pay a parking meter, see a movie, borrow a free public bicycle and so on. It`ll be anonymous, won`t be linked to your identity, and if lost you can quickly cancel the card and reset your door lock.- Art Stewart

Cheer up Freddie, when we get out of detention you can borrow my bike if you want,- Arthur Blumenthal

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. - Igor Stravinsky

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.- Woodrow Wilson