Stale Quotes


What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

If I drive myself to the brink of my ability then I don't get stale or bored.

O God O God how weary stale flat and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!

A stale article if you dip it in a good warm sunny smile will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.

I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate lying on the plate and having myself refreshed in a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month.

Running water never grows stale.

Age cannot wither her nor custom stale Her infinite variety.

You can get stale writing with each other for a while.

As an actor you need that constant change or things will get stale.

You've got to continue to grow or you're just like last night's cornbread - stale and dry.

Hello from the gutters of New York City which are filled with dog manure vomit stale wine urine and blood.

I have one talent and that is the capacity to be tremendously surprised surprised at life at ideas. This is to me the supreme Hasidic imperative: Don't be old. Don't be stale.

Most Religions are Social Clubs with expensive Entertainment Cheap Wine and Stale Crackers

Stale is stale and borrowed is borrowed no matter how original your models may have been.

Stale artifacts of the past' are always 'active components of the present moment' when they are experienced in the present moment.

Last night I fled until I came To streets where leaking casements dripped Stale lamplight from the corpse of flame; A nervous window bled.

Politics in America is like stale bread. It's so yada yada that the best among us can hardly stand it.

It's easy to figure out whether you're getting stale. All you've got to do is look in the mirror and be honest with yourself.

The one thing you don't want is that stale sound when you've done a line so much you can't find a fresh approach to it. Drop it.

The big difference between TV and theater is that you get to do a new play every week so it's quite challenging but it keeps you fresh. There's never any fear of getting stale in your performance.

A stale mind is the devil's breadbox.

Without new ideas success can become stale

If you donâ??t move you get stale.

Fish and guests in three days are stale.

Words like acts become stale when they are repeated.

Rock music is becoming stale. Let's put the fun back.

Teams do not go physically flat they go mentally stale.

While facts never become obsolete or stale commentaries always do.

The art of government is not to let me grow stale.

Tomorrow is an old deceiver and his cheat never grows stale.

Why did becoming accustomed to something have to render its pleasures stale.

Worship offered with stale flowers and an unclean mind is of no value.

I trust that age doth not wither nor custom stale my infinite variety.

Men would wither and custom stale them but diamonds! Ah they were crystallized immortality!

The idea is that flowing water never goes stale so just keep on flowing.

I think all artists need to try to improve or their work gets stale.

Why do croutons come in airtight packages? It's just stale bread to begin with.

Contrary to popular opinion things don't go stale particularly fast in the art world.

A good engineer gets stale very fast if he doesn't keep his hands dirty.

Yesterday's truth is today's bullshit. Even yesterday's liberating insight is today's jail of stale explanation.

Use the previous techniques in rotation. It will prevent your meditation experience from becoming stale.

We need a revolution every 200 years because all governments become stale and corrupt after 200 years.

I like extremes. I like to change things up and keep from getting complacent or stale.

The wise man is he who is not surprised when he finds stale tea in a beautiful teapot!

My name had gone stale and no matter how progressive I got it was my time to die.

Apparently even the most awful tragedies and the people they'd ruined got a little stale after a while.

Symmetry may have its appeal but it is inherently stale. Some kind of imbalance is behind every transformation.

You cannot bring the same stale self to the world and expect the world to be new for you.

Reducing every issue to an argument can become stale but it's often a very good way of clarifying issues.

To keep from going stale you must forget your professional outlook and rediscover the virginal eye of the amateur.

Keep food in the fridge so it don't go stale. When there is nothing left to eat I bite my nails.

The terrible thing about having New York go stale on you is that there's nowhere else. It's the top of the world.

Revolutionary politics revolutionary art and oh the revolutionary mind is the dullest thing on earth... What a stupid word! What a stale fuss!

He whom common gross or stale objects allure and when obtained content is a vulgar being incapable of greatness in thought or action.

Something was making him nibble at the edge of stale ideas as if his sturdy physical egotism no longer nourished his peremptory heart.

No system in the world is so well-designed that it can't grow stale rigid or corrupted by those who benefit most from it.

I loved the audacity of that American principle which says. When life gets tainted or goes stale junk it! Leave it behind! Go West!

Poetry is like fish: if it's fresh it's good; if it's stale it's bad; and if you're not certain try it on the cat.

The story of America is necessarily one of progress because if it's not than it's a stale story where we have not risen above Klansmen.

Something fundamental changes when people begin to ask questions together. The questions create more of a learning conversation than the normal stale debate about problems.

If conversation was the lyrics laughter was the music making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.

We have to face the fact that most men and women out there are more stale than they know more bored than they care to admit.

If you have the right to call me a hot dog why do I not have the right to call you a stale 3-day old hamburger?

I figure guys are like Whitman's Samplers. I like to take a little bite out of each and then move on before the whole box gets stale.

If water stands motionless in a pool it grows stale and muddy but when it moves and flows it becomes clear: so too man in his wanderings.

Me and Jerry left because we felt we weren't getting anywhere playing our old songs in tiny clubs. The group was getting stale and staying behind the times.

By being able to play different styles I can get more work. I also learn so much from each of those experiences. It keeps everything from getting stale.

The writing you allude to is a form of dissent but it's also expressive of the need to evolve beyond what is turgid and stale in contemporary fiction.

the bad is more easily perceived than the good. A fresh lobster does not give such pleasure to the consumer as a stale one will give him pain.

Where a pack of monkeys had traveled over the road the smell of them lingered for a long time in the air a dry and stale mousy smell.

One of the things I've learned is never to horde ideas because either they are not so relevant or they've gone stale. Whatever it is pour it out.

The fame of his likes circulates briskly but soon grows heavy and stale; and as for history it will limit his life story to the dash between two dates.

Innovation implies high risk and with high risk comes failure so you've got to be prepared for that but if you don't risk then your business goes stale very quickly.

Is it a stale remark to say that I have constantly found the interest excited at a playhouse to bear an exact inverse proportion to the price paid for admission?

It might be hard to believe but the air in prison is different. There's like one thousand people sucking on the one little piece of fresh air until it turns stale.

It's a long way from not having enough serotonin to thinking the world is "stale flat and unprofitable"; even further to writing a play about a man driven by that thought.

Age could not wither nor custom stale her infinite monotony: in fact neither Age nor Custom could do anything (as they said their voices rising) with the American novelist Gertrude Johnson.

Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any power in which one does not believe.

We've gotten better at shooting down routine material or stuff we feel like we've done better in the past. Getting different people in the band for periods also keeps it from going stale.

Every movie is a surprise. That's what is so fun about it. You can be planning a movie for years and then you'd better be surprised every day or it's going to be stale.

if you just go on dreaming then it stays a dream and becomes stale and dead. But first to dream and then to do isn't that the way to make a dream come true

If you wish to grow thinner diminish your dinner And take to light claret instead of pale ale; Look down with an utter contempt upon butter And never touch bread till its toasted--or stale.