Interrupted Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Interrupted Quotes from Isoroku Yamamoto, Nikki Bella, Kenneth Arrow, Suleika Jaouad, Elias Canetti. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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If a war breaks out with the United States, the navy will have to put all its strength into interceptive operations, so… massive sea-borne supplies might be momentarily interrupted.
Isoroku Yamamoto
I think the best time to approach a woman is actually after her workout. When you’re working out, you’re playing your jam, you’re in the groove, and you don’t want to be interrupted. So guys, wait until she’s done getting her sweat on.
Nikki Bella
My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.
Kenneth Arrow
Every single one of us will have our life interrupted, whether it’s by the ripcord of a diagnosis or some other kind of heartbreak or trauma that brings us to the floor. We need to find a way to live in the in-between place, managing whatever body and mind we currently have.
Suleika Jaouad
The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.
Elias Canetti
Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Al Boliska
Like, I have had moments, which I think most people have, where you’ll be watching TV, and it’ll be interrupted by some tragic event, and you’ll actually find yourself thinking, ‘I don’t want to hear about this train being derailed! What happened to ‘The Flintstones?’
Al Yankovic
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
Rod Serling
I just try to write what I think would really happen, and with grief and tragedy, there are these naturally occurring moments of levity and humor and absurdity. I think that’s what life is really like. Sadness gets interrupted, and happiness gets interrupted.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Our method of speaking is interrupted, hard-edged… a lot of consonants and noises.
Florian Schneider
A few weeks ago, I was at the gym, talking to a friend about politics. Overhearing the conversation, a young man – maybe 25 years old – interrupted to say, ‘Obama? He hasn’t done a single thing!’
Cass Sunstein
The strategy is obviously a business decision to have limited advertising on the WWE Network. We want subscribers to know that there won’t be commercial breaks during scheduled programming, so your shows won’t be interrupted.
Stephanie McMahon
Those who say, ‘It can’t be done,’ are usually interrupted by others doing it.
Joel A. Barker
For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted.
Jean Paul
Like their personal lives, women’s history is fragmented, interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
Elizabeth Janeway
I like to read the paper online. And I love email. And I love nothing better than to be interrupted.
Andre Aciman
The last occasions when the timetable of our lives would be interrupted for many years to come.
Sister Parish
Acting-wise, I love Helena Bonham Carter. I love Kate Winslet. I love Angelina Jolie when she was ‘Girl, Interrupted’ Angelina Jolie. There isn’t anybody that I can definitely point to and be like her. Because I’ve never felt like I’ve been able to relate to the women that are famous.
Jessica Williams
It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals; it secures to them their respective Rights, and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings, which are interrupted, or wholly vanish, the Moment it is disturbed.
Charles Inglis
I am so spoiled. I cannot watch a show where it gets interrupted for ads. I have to TiVo it and skip through the ads, because the culture of advertising is so false and phony that I just… ugh, you know?
Alan Ball
The studio work is the nasty, tedious, hard and nerve-wracking part, interrupted by moments of exhilaration. Playing live is the chance to actually have some fun and get on a stage.
Tom Scholz
Starting with ‘Forever, Interrupted,’ I somehow convinced myself that in order to create content, I had to consume content. What this means is that I have legitimized binge-watching television and told myself that I must do it for work.
Taylor Jenkins Reid
I am a person who can’t teach writing or make a living in any public way, as I get confused when interrupted or overstimulated. In a classroom or crowded room, I all but blank out. So my only income is from novels.
Carolyn Chute
The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain.
Henry Chadwick
I’m not a good storyteller. I always think I’m going to get interrupted, or something’s going to get edited. I think that comes from being in a large family, so you have to get your story in really quick or someone cuts you off.
Amy Sedaris
It might seem at first surprising that when I studied women and men talking at work, I found that women ‘interrupted’ each other more often than men did – when they were in all-women conversations.
Deborah Tannen
I once had those really short Angelina Jolie in ‘Girl, Interrupted’ bangs – and that was a mistake for me.
Emily Hampshire
A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
Johannes Tauler
Nobody kicks on being interrupted if it’s by applause.
Kin Hubbard
I love movies like ‘Girl, Interrupted’ and ‘Infinitely Polar Bear.’ I love action movies.
Sasha Lane
Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
James Baldwin
I remember doing my SATs on a film set; you had to complete the tests in a certain time and, obviously, you couldn’t be interrupted. I think I did pretty well; it wasn’t too difficult.
Nicholas Hoult
A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel’s side or quarter.
William Falconer
‘Liberty Brass’ is a small machine that unfolds in a single unpunctuated wave, which is interrupted by the rotating sign, the refrain. Each part is meant to do its work in relentless progression.
Edward Hirsch
A number of the major terrorist captures we have made, the terrorist operations designed for the United States that we have interrupted, were enabled by the terrorist tracking program.
Kit Bond
I really liked ‘Walk The Line,’ and I really liked ‘Girl Interrupted,’ and I really liked ‘3:10 To Yuma.’
Lauren Shuler Donner
I read and write for most of the day, but I do let myself be interrupted by real life. I enjoy going out with friends and try not to take myself too seriously.
William T. Vollmann
Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence of critical analysis. It is the manner in which we are sharing this territorial freedom of political discussion. If our discourse is yelled and screamed and interrupted and patronized, that’s uncivil.
Richard Dreyfuss
Three hours of focused time on the projects that will really add value and uplift your career are so much better than 10 hours where you are constantly being interrupted and taken off your focus.
Robin S. Sharma
I do think that once you remove the limitations of the page, once you turn text transitive, meaning it can be clicked away from, the forward movement of text can be interrupted. But I don’t think this is just a function of technology. It’s also a function of cultural preference.
Joshua Cohen