Quotes of things

  1. Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly. – Francis Bacon
  2. But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. – Alison Bechdel
  3. I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too! – Tracy Chapman
  4. Any man who takes a job with the idea that it is simply a springboard for something else is a chump. His attention will be more on the other things than on the job at hand and so he will fail. – Charles Edison
  5. We are kind of one step removed, not really in the center of things – Colin Greenwood
  6. People don't want to see women doing things they don't think women should do. – Joan Jett
  7. Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values. – Christopher Lasch
  8. I've eaten things that didn't complain this much. – Denis Leary
  9. History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things want this, want that. – Malcolm Muggeridge
  10. And all the good you've done will soon be swept away, You've begun to matter more than the things you say. – Tim Rice
  11. It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands. – George Santayana
  12. Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  13. Things have changed a great deal since the days of Mr. Mayer. The studios no longer control, as they did in those days, artists or directors or producers, as the case may be. – Lew Wasserman
  14. You don't have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you're younger you don't want to look a fool, so you don't do things that might make you vulnerable. – Tom Wilkinson
  15. Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things – Stevie Wonder

Usage examples for things

  1. And the things he says! – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  2. Mr. and Mrs. Farvel will have things to talk over." – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  3. I have to go do some things – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  4. Here things were pleasanter. – A Round Dozen by Susan Coolidge
  5. Keep it for the young things – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  6. Yes, a little more of all the things she wanted and had never had. – Superseded by May Sinclair
  7. But there are some things you will have to tell me. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. She wanted to ask him things – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. Why Mr. Digby, I like to understand things – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  10. How're things going up your way? – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  11. Why do I think such things – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  12. I don't wish him to think that, of all things – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. There are one or two things I want to speak to the colonel about." – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  14. Did Carpenter know these things – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  15. Was that the way to do things – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  16. Then why say such things Grizel? – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  17. " He is quite ready for you, I'm sure," replied Lola, " but I will go to him; he might need me to help him with his things – Lola by Owen Davis
  18. Here's to all good things – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  19. Such things always did. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  20. I'll give 'em all the very things they like best. – Paste Jewels by John Kendrick Bangs

Rhymes for things