Quotes and Sayings about Weekend
"I saw why people died and how they died. I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Experience, People, Failure, Holidays, Learning, Wounds)
"I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Home, Life, Kids, Reading, Weekend)
"When I came out of the military, I had a club in Memphis and I started using the The Bar Kays as my club band. They were still only in the middle school - but I'd take them on the road with me on the weekends, sometimes."
- William Bell
(Related: Military, Road, School)
"Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Attitude, Improvement, Weekend)
"Not for nothing is their motto TGIF - 'Thank God It's Friday.' They live for the weekends, when they can go do what they really want to do."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
(Related: God, Nothing, Want)
"When you're young, you should live out every weekend. Even if you look like a scarecrow, you just gotta go!"
- Jonathan Brandis
"I was in Kashmir last weekend. Went to visit one of my sweaters."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Visit, Weekend)
"Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive."
- Alan Bullock
(Related: Certainty, Extreme, Weekend)
"People care about my personal life. But really I'm dorky! I drink beer and go to football games. And ya know, sit in my house in a t-shirt on the weekends and play with my dog!"
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Life, People, Beer, Care, Football, Games, Play)
"I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Family, Time, Thought, Men, American, Friends, Fun, Games, Old, Recreation, Soccer, Weekend)
"When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: College, Day, Weekend)
"I've been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I'm proud of."
- George Clooney
(Related: Weekend, Will)
"But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Funny, Humor, Character, Weekend)
"Our parents were very strict. Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules, such as after six on a school night you didn't go out, and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time. It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Home, Time, Night, Parents, Rules, School)
"They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Competition, Weekend, Woman)
"When I first started writing, I was in advertising at the time, I was doing most of my writing on weekends. I had studied most of the other series heroes and I figured it would be fun for mine to be different and put him in and around water. So I dreamed up Dirk Pitt."
- Clive Cussler
(Related: Time, Advertising, First, Fun, Heroes, Water, Writing)
"One of my friends went on a murder weekend... now he is doing life for it."
- Jack Dee
(Related: Life, Friends, Murder, Now, Weekend)
"That's great because I know as a teenager, I didn't relate to a TV series where all people do is cheerlead and drink sodas on the weekend. So I think it'll be great if it can be seen by a few people at least."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: People, Weekend)
"The thing that stood out above and beyond all the experiences was this relationship with the nine-month-old baby. On weekends, I'd be thinking about going back to set on Monday just to see the baby."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Baby, Thinking)
"So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did - played records."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Job, News, School)
"For me, college wasn't a breeze. I had 8 o'clock classes, I worked from 3 to 11 at the Settlement House. On weekends, if Northwestern Bell needed me, I'd troubleshoot for them, and I had a steady girl. God!"
- Henry Fonda
"I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow."
- Martin Freeman
(Related: Home, Drinks, Weekend)
"I'm more into beats than rhymes. I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dancing, Friends, Girls)
"We, some cast members and I, even went on a weekend trip together and spent the weekend at an inn, because we enjoy each other's company so much, and it was so cool."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Company, Weekend)
"The great medical facilities are a relief for the parents, too, who don't have to think about caring for their young ones on their own for a weekend. They have a great time."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Medical, Time, Caring, Parents, Weekend)
"I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week. I will again have to sit out the weekend action, but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety."
- David Ginola
(Related: Action, Feeling, Safety, Weekend, Will)
"Well, first of all, let me say that - let me remind your viewers that I am recused from this investigation, and what I said this weekend is not anything new."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: First, Investigation, Weekend)
"Because our daughters have school and it's just such a hassle going down to New York all the time, we can really only go on the weekends, we kind of... Steve came up here and worked out stuff for the second half of the record."
- Kim Gordon
(Related: Time, Daughters, School)
"Unless it's an emergency, don't bother me after 6:00 p.m. and on weekends."
- Merv Griffin
"We had a party with the rest of the skaters in our trailer and then the next day we were off to see Jimmy Carter. And then we had the World Championships the next weekend, so not a lot of chance to catch up."
- Eric Heiden
(Related: Chance, Day, Party, Rest, Weekend, World)
"First there was the New Hampshire primary, and we had nearly a year leading up to it. And now, look! Three primaries in one weekend! How many of these things are they going to have?"
- Ed Helms
(Related: First, Leading, Now)
"Even up here on Vancouver on the weekends, I go work out in a studio space."
- Dule Hill
(Related: Work, Space)
"Most people live in the city and go to the country at the weekend, and that's posh and aristocratic, but actually to live in the country and come to London when you can't take it any more is different."
- Damien Hirst
(Related: People, Country, London, Weekend)
"We usually use that mostly on the weekends because we have access to the range during the week. But I can tell you a number of times they have had a training holiday at Fort Benning, so nobody trains, and to drag him in is like pulling teeth."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Holiday, Training)
"In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing."
- Norah Jones
(Related: College, Practice, Singing, Weekend)
"I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it's the good people who don't speak out."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: Graduation, People, Son, Danger, Weekend, World)
"A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian."
- Artie Lange
(Related: Christian, Being, Drinking, Gambling, Weekend)
"If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Day, End, Labor, states, United, Weekend)
"Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine."
- Robin Leach
(Related: Change, Food, Land, Paris, Weekend, Wine)
"I just travel all the time. And I was just looking at the schedules now and starting the first week of October I will be every weekend with somebody at tournaments through Christmas. So it gets very difficult to just go away and not do that."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Travel, Time, Christmas, First, Now, October, Weekend, Will)
"The format of the race weekend is also very well thought out. We have enough practice time to get the cars well set-up and have a proper qualifying session where we can do as many laps as we like, which is great for the drivers and spectators."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Time, Thought, Practice, Race, Weekend)
"Every weekend we've been trying to go out of town, to let people know about this album. I've been trying to host parties. It's hard, because it's a lot of work to do both."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Work, People, Trying, Weekend)
"We moved there a year ago, just as a weekend place. Then we decided to move out of London completely. We will eventually have to work it out a bit more, because you can't have a little boy living with his sisters like that, can you? But we like the idea of closeness."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Work, Idea, Living, London, Sisters, Weekend, Will)
"I like to dance, but it's not my weekend activity. I'm not a clubber."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Dance, Weekend)
"The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Movies, Appetite, Old, Romantic)
"It's an awesome thing to be flung out onto the stage twice a weekend in front of 250 people, and you have to make it up as you go along."
- Joel McHale
(Related: People, Weekend)
"I'm kind of a dork. I don't have much game. I'm not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs. I much prefer being home playing Scrabble, having dinner with a couple friends, going to see a movie, or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Home, Being, Friends, Law, Losing, Order, Weekend)
"Every weekend he'd have me come down to work on Dragnet, which by now was on television as well as radio."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Work, Now, Television, Weekend)
"We could play them through the week, and then the weekend we could play the black joints. I learned to be very versatile and learned to love it. So it stays with me even up to now."
- Little Milton
(Related: Love, Now, Play, Weekend)
"My education began in the public schools of Wilmington. During most of these years, from about age 10, I also worked at some job or other after school, on weekends, and in the summer months."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Age, Education, Job, Months, Public, School, Schools, Summer, Years)
"The weekend brought good news for our friends in the cattle industry. At long last, Japan has taken the steps needed for American beef to make its way back into the Japanese market."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: American, Friends, News, Weekend)
"Being away for the weekends, and me being the international player that I have been for those 30 years, I've spent a lot more time flying around the world, playing different golf tournaments around the world."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Time, Being, Flying, Golf, World, Years)
"Joan organizes our social life, and on weekends I follow her around."
- Robert B. Parker
"I would say you feel a lot more pressure at a national tournament than a state tournament. This is more of a fun weekend out with the guys. The national tournament is more business."
- Mike Peters
(Related: Business, Fun, Pressure, State, Weekend)
"Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Movies, Childhood, Weekend)
"I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend, so I know at the beginning of the race, from all that I have analysed during the practice, whether I will win the race or not."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Work, Beginning, Practice, Race, Weekend, Will)
"Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well. People seeing the movie really liked it, but then the studio couldn't market it. We opened on a weekend with nine other films."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: People, Multiplicity, Weekend)
"I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Time, Consciousness, Will)
"That kind of thing happens to black people every day in this country, and they don't receive that kind of sentence he did, which was to go to prison on the weekends; I think he lectured there-an outside lecturer."
- Ishmael Reed
(Related: People, Country, Day, Prison)
"There's a big difference between somebody who does acid on weekends and somebody who takes downers every day."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Day, Difference)
"I hate weekends because there is no stock market."
- Rene Rivkin
"When I'm shooting, really the audience I'm thinking the hardest about is that first test screening audience who I want to like the film and that first opening weekend audience."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Film, First, Thinking, Want, Weekend)
"Always strive to excel, but only on weekends."
- Richard Rorty
"Whenever I date a guy, I think, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?'"
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Children, Man, Want)
"Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?"
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Children, First, Man, Question, Want)
"And the insidious thing is that people will either see a movie because it did well last weekend or won't see it because it didn't do well."
- Meg Ryan
(Related: People, Weekend, Will)
"I long for the days when grosses were not even known. There was no weekend competition."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Competition, Weekend)
"Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?"
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Time, Habit, Bed, Waste)
"We just said, 'Okay, you're in the movie. Bring what you would bring for a three-day weekend and I hope you like the way you look in it because once you're on camera, that's your wardrobe.' But it worked; it worked and we were very surprised."
- John Sayles
(Related: Hope, Weekend)
"I made it about a three-day weekend so people wouldn't have to change their clothes a lot. We didn't have an art department; we didn't have a make-up department."
- John Sayles
(Related: Art, Change, People, Clothes, Weekend)
"There aren't enough days in the weekend."
- Rod Schmidt
"Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them."
- John Shirley
"If there wasn't no fight, there wasn't no weekend."
- O. J. Simpson
(Related: Fight, Weekend)
"My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Home, Son, Daughter, College, Jobs, Summer)
"In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Family, Chicago, University)
"Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful."
- Casey Stengel
"I don't like to be gone all weekend and at night too. Because for 20 years, I've had children who are in school."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Children, Night, School, Weekend, Years)
"If I do not return to the pulpit this weekend, millions of people will go to hell."
- Jimmy Swaggart
(Related: People, Hell, Weekend, Will)
"Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception, are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products."
- David Talbot
(Related: Living, Service, Weekend)
"Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life."
- Quentin Tarantino
(Related: Life, Movies, Time, Film, Weekend)
"On the weekends, I would go down and play these clubs in Key West or West Palm Beach or surrounding areas of Florida and then I'd go back to school for the week."
- Carrot Top
(Related: Beach, Key, Play, School)
"So, not only am I panicking over the weekend if I need to know my lines, but also if can I get the kids to the zoo. Can I even go to church? I was asking for certain things that would allow me to plan my life a little better."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Life, Church, Kids, Weekend)
"I am maintaining my schedule of commuting to Washington, D.C. each week from Oregon so that I can spend my weekends and days when we are not in session traveling to communities throughout my district."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Traveling, Washington)
"I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Selling, Acting)
"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."
- Bill Watterson
"Essentially, we can once again have the whole American public know that any time in the weekend they need not be alone and they don't have to sit there watching the television set - they can turn this service on and in will come the flow."
- Pat Weaver
(Related: Time, American, Public, Service, Television, Weekend, Will)
"I'm hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh, eat, play games, get massages, win prizes, talk about parenting and even cry a bit."
- Lisa Whelchel
(Related: Parenting, America, Games, Party, Play, Prizes, Talk, Weekend)
"I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady."
- Larry Wilcox
(Related: Home, Performance, Lady, Public, Want, Weekend)
"To supply people for ages in camps makes no sense... you have to rebuild that cabana that they rent out to tourists on the weekend. They need help getting their fields repaired and their boats repaired."
- Sam Worthington
(Related: People, Boats, Help, Sense, Tourists, Weekend)
"Seeing the family is a very important part of my weekend."
- Susannah York
(Related: Family, Weekend)