We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Slide Quotes from Ben Whishaw, Cris Collinsworth, Debi Mazar, Shea Hembrey, Mary Nightingale. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
One of the things I find very difficult about theatre is the repetition – that something can slide away from your original intentions.
God forbid I do the ‘Electric Slide’ at a wedding or something. People would lose their minds.
I have lots of shoes, but I have to be comfortable. Lately, I’ve stolen my husband’s big, ugly Uggs to wear around the kitchen. I want to have them on, then slide into a fabulous heel later. Truth is, I often forget the heel.
I love drawing on lead. Romans used to curse each other with sheets of it. My slave would come slide the sheet under your door with a curse on it. They had amazing writing and drawings on them, and they survive to this day since lead is so stable.
Once you have children, the years slide by so quickly.
The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you’re free.
What needs to be done is that the digital initiatives that we had started, that those get the same kind of focus, and that we now disincentivize the use of cash. If you’re going to slide back into the ways that we had before this demonetization impact, then you really won’t get the benefits.
I feel like I haven’t done the best in environments that aren’t conducive to me doing well, and I have to do that. Because times are going to get tough, and I’m going to have to let things slide off my back.
I would let climbing slide away if I had to maintain my relationship with my family. Because it really is the big adventure.
Jesus is still up in Heaven, thumbing through his Bible, going ‘Where did I say build a water slide?’
I like to treat paint as material – to daub it, drop it, let it slide. There was Action Painting, but I also compare it to paint effects found on the streets. This approach is superimposed on a sculptural surface that is also ‘painterly.’
I don’t really play a lot of slide in general, but it was fun getting into that style and exploring it.
Sliding headfirst is the safest way to get to the next base, I think, and the fastest. You don’t lose your momentum, and there’s one more important reason I slide headfirst, it gets my picture in the paper.
At some point, and maybe it’s a function of age, you’ve had enough of it. You start to slide in other directions. A lot of comedy writers begin to turn the dial. With me, it was a switch. Comedy off. Drama on.
Fiction writers have long turned to winter to advance bluer palettes, slicker surfaces, and sharper contrasts. The sky darkens, the wind picks up, and flakes start to fall. Horizons shrink. Couples bicker. Cars slide off roads. Obliteration tends to loiter between the sentences.
After the Versailles treaty, the U.S. could have chosen to become a global economic loan shark, but we didn’t, and let a lot of the tab slide. So not all lending and borrowing is bad.
If we slide into a pattern of just thinking about today, we’ll end up reacting to yesterday instead of shaping something more constructive in the world.
Think of Slide as a giant media network for people to transmit information. The content that’s in there now has been provided by users – it’s whatever they want it to be.
Once you stop wanting to improve, you start to slide. And if you want to keep winning, if you want to stay at the top, that’s not something you can afford to do.
Facebook, from what I can tell, is the virtual equivalent of dropping into the homes of several million people, all of whom say at the same time: ‘Hey! Let’s set up the slide projector!’
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones was so moved by ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ that he spent three days of his summer break attending Gore’s grassroots tutorial. Now, Jones can present the movie’s lecture and corresponding slide show on his own.
Y’know, you can sit in a room, practise all day, learn your scales and blaze blues riffs: it’s easy to hide behind that. But I think with the slide, it’s a little bit tougher.
You don’t know a ladder has splinters until you slide down it.
Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books – one I’ve read a dozen times – and still slide right into the story.
When you have been lucky enough to move up the ladder, all you see, really, is the slide back down. You don’t see the further steps upwards.
People say, ‘You slide too much.’ I try to change a bit, just to see the difference, and it’s very bad. The faster and easier thing is to slide. To me, it’s a gift, it’s natural. It may be different, but I’m me.
Crystal-clear thinking is one of the things we look for – not a fancy slide pitch, but crystal-clear thinking.
Neurologists say that our brains are programmed much more for stories than for abstract ideas. Tales with a little drama are remembered far longer than any slide crammed with analytics.
My desk is right next to my bed. So I sit on my bed. I write in a big notebook which is on the desk. And if I feel drowsy, I just have to slide into bed.
When a woman reaches twenty-six in America, she’s on the slide. It’s downhill all the way from then on. It doesn’t give you a tremendous feeling of confidence and well-being.
A lot of the time I use slide tuning for rhythm parts. I play a lot of slide in regular tuning as well as open tunings. I’m still mad about slide, there are so many ways of progressing on it.
Sometimes leaders slide from the role of freedom fighter into the presidency, which they may be unsuited for, but everyone accepts it until they hit the bump in the road.
United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was… to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn’t that amazing?
I thought, ‘If I ever get a new football building, I want a slide.’ Now I go down it every day.
When I first became really interested in building furniture, I went to Toys-R-Us, and spent $200 on Transformers toys. By taking the toys apart and studying how they moved, I was able to figure out how to hide a table leaf, what type of contraption I’d need to slide it under the table. I’m a really visual learner.
Women’s vulnerability around money is hardly exclusive to Africa. Throughout the world, women struggle with financial power. In the West, women’s financial literacy is notably lower than men’s. That lack of knowledge means that many women slide into poverty when they become widows.
Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
The beautiful thing about when you go through a slide is that you learn from it. Not just saying that you learn from it, but applying the things that you have learned.
No child wants to fall off a jungle gym or slide. Accidents are an unfortunate fact of life, but to lower every last slide and jungle gym to a height that would only interest a toddler is doing our children a grave disservice.
Also, there are seats in the diner that always fall off the table. If you have a scene where you’re packing up at the end of the day and putting them on the table, they just slide off.
No matter what heights you achieve, even if you’re Brad Pitt, the slide is coming, sure as death and taxes.
I jumped off a platform, was supposed to land on a roof and slide down it, but I cleared the roof and landed on my ankle – snapped that to one side.
I get a lot of mail from boys in detention centers, including one from a center where they only had a few copies of my novel. They had a deal with each other that they’d read a couple of chapters and then slide it under the door to the next guy. I think that’s very cool.
Garlic oil is one of my favorite things on the planet. You can roast 20 cloves of garlic in oil and use it in everything – you can even slide those soft whole cloves into a dish of hot mashed potatoes.
My first job on the screen was ‘Sea Patrol,’ and that was quite intense, but I guess my first big break was ‘SLiDE.’
There are many true statements about complex topics that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.
When you slide into television, no one tells you exactly how manage expectations and work with your staff.
Every so often, we – women in film and TV – get annoyed and frustrated. We kick up a fuss and make some gains. But then we become complacent, and things slide backwards again until the next generation comes up and gets frustrated again.
On the clay, I am used to sliding so much and I move really well, but I can’t slide on the hard courts.
I’ve got a PowerPoint deck that I use for internal presentations, and there’s a slide on it that asks, ‘What percentage of your game is combat versus exploration versus puzzle solving versus platforming,’ and I refuse to answer that question.
My high threshold for pain will allow me to battle through pretty much anything if I find a way to run and slide.
Even as technology becomes increasingly critical to the way we live our lives, power our world and defend our shores, the United States has allowed the production of minerals crucial in the creation of these advanced products to slide.
I like to play acoustic slide. I like that. I just… I can do it, you know. But it ain’t my cup of tea.
Recently, I had some powerful magnets glued into the lower horn of a few of my guitars. This holds a metal slide in place so I can easily get to it and put it back, even in the middle of a song.
That’s why I want to screw with the abyss of technology, play God with science, so I can hop, skip and slide back and forth through time.
Slide decks are only as great as their giant, useless appendixes, so make sure yours has a ton of useless, not even remotely relevant slides in it. You’ll look like you really did your research.
The thing about hoofing is that It’s much more intricate than people realize. Occasionally you see some good hoofing on TV. Bob Hope is very good at the old slide steps. George Burns does a good, old-fashioned sand dance from Vaudeville!
Movement on clay is totally different to every other surface and you have to have that balance and understanding of how to slide.
Out of a year, a half-dozen stunts are pretty tough. The rest are kinda routine. To go out and slide cars around and lay a motorcycle down hell, you do that without even thinking. But on the tough things, you put an awful lot of planning into it.
With ‘Blue Slide Park’ I wanted to have a number one album, and I did do it, so I’m not mad at it, but that was its goal.
Men don’t know enough about being courteous toward women. You should get into a cab before a woman so she doesn’t have to slide across the seat. And you should always go first into a revolving door so she doesn’t have to push – unless it’s moving, then let her go first.
Tipping points are so dangerous because if you pass them, the climate is out of humanity’s control: if an ice sheet disintegrates and starts to slide into the ocean there’s nothing we can do about that.
The call that always seemed the toughest to me was the slide and tag play at second. You can see it coming, but you don’t know which way the runner is going to slide, where the throw is going to be, and how the fielder is going to take the throw.
I’ve never been on a water slide in my life.
My ‘Slide Some Oil’ ain’t gon’ be Nipsey Russell’s ‘Slide Some Oil.’ Elijah Kelley’s ‘You Can’t Win’ ain’t gon’ be Michael Jackson’s ‘You Can’t Win.’
Every time you go out, you want to help your team, play your best and don’t let any opportunities slide by.
I would be more at peace if I could just record music and slide it under the door.
The day-to-day microaggressions that we all face, yeah, you have to let some stuff slide, or you go, ‘I gotta keep moving; there’s bigger fish to fry.’ It’s something that I still deal with. But I’ve tried to have the audacity of equality and to follow my heart in those moments where I feel like something is wrong.
I’m doing a film called ‘Black Mass’ where I play James Bulger. The reason to play him is obvious to me. He’s a fascinating character. It’s not like anything I’ve done before on that level. I’m very excited to slide into that skin for a little bit.
And I probably had three seasons when I was on the slide, and I kind of fell out of love with football, and that was it, so I retired.
A story invites both writer and reader into a kind of superficial ease: we want to slide along, pleasingly entertained, lost in the fictional dream.
I didn’t know that you were supposed to tune the guitar to an open chord, and I learned to play slide with a normal tuning. I think it’s a little more melodic that way and doesn’t sound so bluesy. Of course, if I could play like David Lindley or Ry Cooder, I’d be a happy man!
For three months, we kept going into these writing sessions going, ‘Man, I just heard this song on the radio, and it told me to slide my sugar shaker over.’ If any guy spoke to us the way those country songs spoke to women, it would not be good for that guy. I would probably punch him in the face.
You have to see if the batsman is coming out, if he is staying back, what his grip is like, to gauge his intentions. A common trend I have observed is, a lot of batsmen change their grips when they are looking to hit: normally they either go high or slide their hand to the bottom of the handle to get maximum power.
The only rule I got is if you slide, get up.
Someone once told me they didn’t like taking the lid off the kettle because they’d just lose it in the kitchen, so we made a kettle with an attached lid that you slide. It was in response to that that we made one that did something different.
You always say ‘I’ll quit when I start to slide’, and then one morning you wake up and realize you’ve done slid.
I have tattooed on my hand the silver throwback mics from back in the day. My father used to have one of those when he’d lead people at the YMCA doing the cha-cha slide.
Americans needs to understand that the election of Donald Trump has forestalled our slide into the abyss of cultural Marxism and the surrendering of our national heritage and identity to that of the global community.
The humiliating idea that we just slide from the top E.U. table to third country is unthinkable.
When you’re a kid, all you really care about are Slurpees and Slip N Slide and riding your bike, and that’s what I did.
A healthy friendship is one where you share your true feelings without fearing the end of the relationship. It’s also one where you sometimes have to let things that bug you slide. The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends.
For the first time in long time, I can say I love what I do. I can’t say that every day is easy or fun, but there are few greater thrills in life than hurling yourself down an iced-over water slide in a carbon fiber bathtub.
A game like ‘Myst’ may be a gorgeous slide show that preserves its beauty at the expense of speed. A game like ‘Doom’ sacrifices almost everything for action. But the eye soon adjusts: the degree of detail more than adequately conveys infinite claustrophobic labyrinths populated by howling monsters.
I don’t want this to sound racist, but most Orientals are nonconfrontational. They’ll let things slide. I’m not like that.
SERE is a classified program, but every person informed of it is ‘read in’ to the details of the program. Even the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency, which administers SERE, starts its PowerPoint presentation with a slide outlining the agency’s origins.
I like to slide on a court, but when I slide on grass I never stop.
I once bought some enormous fireworks that were literally the size of sticks of dynamite. We would go into the field behind our house, slide them into the biggest cow pats we could find, and blow them sky high. It was exhilarating and, for the cows, incredibly confusing.
If men have easy access to divorce, many will choose it thoughtlessly. They may not gain true happiness with their new trophy wives, but they certainly will not slide into the material indigence and emotional misery that awaits most divorced women.
I’m honored when young people say they’ve gone to school on slide guitar with my records. But people get their influence from my live shows and records and YouTube, not me personally. I walk around with a hat on. People don’t know it’s me.
I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been.
Hard courts are faster and the bounce is lower indoors. Rafa cannot slide on this surface. He’s more comfortable on clay, where he can play higher, he can play deeper.
Routine is a declivity down which many governments slide, and routine says that freedom of the press is dangerous.
You see a lot of women who take the negative things that come their way and let it slide off them, like they are coated with Teflon.
I was trying to do my own version of ‘Cha-Cha Slide.’ I was hoping someone, just someone, please dance to this song. It started to happen at my shows; the front row fans started doing the dance.
I’ve been a Robert Randolph fan forever, since 2001. I just thought he was so cool; you don’t see a black kid playing the slide the way he plays. No one plays like Robert.
For my 50th birthday, my cousin Helmut gave me the most profound, beautiful, and striking present. He made books out of my dad’s slide photographs, which were stored and forgotten. Looking at those books made me cry.
The slide is tennis.
Only one of the many life support systems on which we depend – soils, aquifers, rainfall, ice, the pattern of winds and currents, pollinators, biological abundance and diversity – need fail for everything to slide.