Sideways Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Sideways Quotes from Lauren Bacall, Doug Pederson, Drew Pinsky, Louis Sachar, Thomas Haden Church. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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The big rule is that you must never get mixed up with a married man – never even look sideways at another woman’s fella. Boy, I really was terrific at obeying that rule, wasn’t I?
Lauren Bacall
I think there comes a time with a quarterback, especially when things go a little sideways, that players begin to try to do things a little uncharacteristic of what they’ve done in the past.
Doug Pederson
I trust my recovering peers completely. I’ll occasionally look sideways at them because they’re addicts but it would break my heart and surprise me to find out that any of these people were lying. Still, addiction is cunning and baffling and you never know.
Drew Pinsky
When I wrote ‘Sideways Stories from Wayside School’ I never expected it to be published. It was kind of a hobby. Now, it’s a job, but it’s a job I like very much.
Louis Sachar
Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and the British Academy announcing its nominations, of which Sideways received only one, I’m feeling pretty humbled these days.
Thomas Haden Church
I go through about two Fender mediums a night because I don’t pick straight down; it’s sort of sideways, and it shaves them off.
Robin Trower
I just watched so many Westerns as a kid that you end up using archetypes and sort of tropes of that genre, because there’s a language there and you can twist it and turn it on its head or play to it or go sideways at any time.
Gore Verbinski
The reason that we don’t have happy hours up here is because you never know when something might actually go sideways, and so we always have to be prepared in a worst, worst case scenario to jump on our spacecraft and go home. So, we have to keep it pretty straight and narrow while we’re up here.
Shannon Walker
Human relationships used to be easy: you had friends, boy- or girlfriends, parents, children, and landlords. Now, thanks to social media, it’s all gone sideways.
Susan Orlean
Paul knew I could sing, write and play, and so he rang me. It knocked me sideways a little because I wasn’t used to being a sidekick. That was the first time I’d been with a band with someone more famous than me.
Denny Laine
It’s been up, down, and sideways for me, man. I could become a huge star, or I could get cancer tomorrow.
Mark Ruffalo
Democratic Latin America limps sideways because it can’t run ahead. There are too many entry barriers to the poor, the innovative, and those without access to credit.
Denise Dresser
It’s cool to be nervous, and how the nerves come out sideways. That’s why some actors scream their heads off, or it comes out in their hair.
Callum Turner
I never use pull-offs because I don’t like the sort of ‘meow’ sound they make with the string being deflected sideways.
Allan Holdsworth
My greatest influence is Jimi Hendrix, and if he’s been reincarnated, or if he’s looking down, sideways, or looking up, I just wanted to tell him that I love him and thank him for opening doors for me. I just wanted to make it beautiful for him.
Meshell Ndegeocello
You want to free the world, free humanity, from oppression? Look inside, look sideways, look at the hidden violence of language. Never forget that language is where the other, parallel violence, the cruelty exercised on the body, originates.
Ariel Dorfman
In the age of networked everything, life moves sideways and covers lots of ground while barely touching the earth.
Walter Kirn
I’m in fact a hair under six feet, but I’m very svelte. People would never see me if I turned sideways.
Mo Rocca
I was a promising graduate student. I landed a position as a professor before I even started to write my dissertation. While I prepared to start my new job, I decided that I would begin by studying the brine that bleeds sideways within the rocks that underlie the inner Aegean region of Turkey.
Hope Jahren
America can’t go sideways anymore.
Joe Sestak
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
Ernest Hemingway
It is always challenging bowling abroad – you don’t get much spin, bounce. You do get bounce, but you don’t get sideways spin. It is always drifting kind of spin you get.
Harbhajan Singh
Everyone has different body shapes, heights. It’s unfortunate because sometimes a curvy girl will say, ‘I’m a model,’ and people will look at her sideways. Then she’ll have to say, ‘I’m a plus-size model.’ That’s just society, you know?
Jordyn Woods
I started acting when I was at Amherst my junior year, and my lacrosse career kind of started to flop sideways after that.
Jeffrey Wright
I think the two exercises that have helped me the most include using the bands with my ankles, and then another one of my favorites is where I lean on a balloon-shaped ball with my forehead touching it and rotate my head front, back and sideways to build up the muscles and ligaments in my neck.
Vernon Davis
If you’re racist and you come out and say it’s because of Brexit, then great. Then I know definitely not to talk to you, rather than you give me a sideways glance in a shop. Now I know, I’ve seen your Facebook post.
Romesh Ranganathan
Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I had a full 11/10, out of body of moment when I drove the Ferrari FXX K. That woke me up proper sideways.
Chris Harris
You know what I loved about ‘Sideways’? Well, the wine, of course. But it was one of the few movies in which being a writer was realistically depicted. I loved how the Paul Giamatti character tries so ineptly to talk about his book.
Kristan Higgins
When a hurricane thrashes the mid-Atlantic, my hilly town often reaps the fringe of the storm. The rain starts blowing sideways, and sometimes we see hail the size of purie marbles.
Diane Ackerman
I rolled the second car that I ever owned, a Toyota 4 Runner. This was winter in Colorado, two weeks before the 2002 Olympic trials. I was driving in the outside lane, and my rear tire caught some black ice, and we totally turned sideways to the point where we were heading right toward the median.
Apolo Ohno
I will be so glad to take the picture and pose and look good for the picture. But when you catch me while I’m looking real sideways and the picture’s ugly as hell, I don’t want you to have the picture like that!
Busta Rhymes
Much of the time in the writer’s room is spent working on story, and I was always challenging myself to make it more interesting, tighter and more surprising: to come at it sideways in a way that the audience wasn’t expecting.
Maria Semple
I used to be able to do the Chinese splits, where you open your legs sideways.
Kylie Minogue
My designs at Ungaro are a lot more sexual, in more of an obvious way: my personal designers are a little bit more sideways.
Giles Deacon