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Quotes of couldn't

  1. My mother turned into a professional widow. She couldn't understand why I wanted to be an engineer; she thought I should be a chicken farmer. – David Antin
  2. I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker. – Darren Aronofsky
  3. I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students. – Burt Bacharach
  4. My mother and my father were teachers. My grandmother and my grandfather were teachers. This is something I really know about. Even when I was a kid, it was a profession my father couldn't stay in, because he couldn't make enough money. – Warren Beatty
  5. If I was hearing something I couldn't do, I would figure out how to do it. – Bill Bruford
  6. I couldn't take pictures of green rolling hills. – David Byrne
  7. In fact, if they didn't let me commute, I would not have taken the role because I wanted to graduate high school with my classmates. I remember my agent's jaw dropping when I told him if I couldn't commute I didn't want the role. – Sarah Chalke
  8. There was the scientific and technical progress which couldn't be predicted by the state. – Anatoly Chubais
  9. We're leaving the House to people who either were born with a silver spoon in their mouth... or couldn't get better jobs in the first place. – Jerry Lee Lewis
  10. I couldn't settle in Italy- it was like living in a foreign country. – Ian Rush
  11. With the art therapy, as soon as they saw the paper and crayons coming, we couldn't get it out fast enough. And we told them to draw about the tsunami. – Connie Sellecca
  12. Back 20 years ago, I was recording with Bruce Springsteen, and his producer called me and said I had to be in the studio the next day to finish the sessions, and I couldn't I had to be in court, in California. All this took like 10 years out of my life. – Ronnie Spector
  13. I was starting to become impotent through this diet and couldn't perform. How many people who are taking the little blue pill, if they started to change what they are eating most of the time, could change the way their sex life is? – Morgan Spurlock
  14. But, uh, censorship at that time said that you just absolutely couldn't do anything involving children and so we had to go from there. I don't remember what I changed it to. Duvall is just excellent in it. – Robert Towne
  15. So I told Robert from the start that if we couldn't get Charles and Max to take part, but especially Charles, that I didn't want to make the film. So would he call his mother and talk to Charles and see if Charles would at all be interested. – Terry Zwigoff

Usage examples for couldn't

  1. Couldn't be a better man. ” – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Why couldn't he stay where he was? ” – The Little Colonel by Annie Fellows Johnston
  3. “ I couldn't for what he had said was for Ellaline, not for me. ” – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. Why, in that case- I could read to you," he cried-" couldn't I? ” – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  5. “ No, that couldn't be said about her. ” – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  6. Well, she couldn't think about that now. ” – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  7. He said he couldn't stand it; he told me that. ” – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  8. Why couldn't we all go? ” – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  9. They couldn't think of any. ” – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  10. Well, would you believe it, M. Mauperin, I couldn't get a man? ” – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  11. Well, all I know is, I couldn't do it: no woman could. ” – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  12. “ I thought he couldn't but he did. ” – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  13. But I love it- I couldn't help but love it. ” – The Finding of Haldgren by Charles Willard Diffin
  14. At first he couldn't think where he was. ” – The Adventures of Mr. Mocker by Thornton W. Burgess
  15. Oh, but I couldn't think of it! ” – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  16. “ I couldn't fool you on that. ” – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  17. You couldn't get away from me if you wanted to. ” – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  18. We couldn't do anything. ” – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  19. “ I couldn't see, sir. ” – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  20. “ I couldn't make out quite all they said; but there was somethin' about Keith. ” – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter

Idioms for couldn't