Sponge Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Sponge Quotes from Nancy Gibbs, Jacob Collier, Jonas Blue, Stephen Hillenburg, Michael B. Jordan. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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New Orleans lives by the water and fights it, a sand castle set on a sponge nine feet below sea level, where people made music from heartache, named their drinks for hurricanes and joked that one day you’d be able to tour the city by gondola.
Nancy Gibbs
The way my brain works, it created me thirsty. From the off, I was a sponge for information that had emotional connotations, I think that was it. I was brought up to see the world as emotional, and anything that I could get my hands on that helped me explore that emotional stuff, I was fascinated by.
Jacob Collier
To be honest, I’m like a sponge so my inspiration and influences really can come from anywhere.
Jonas Blue
A natural sponge is not as funny. A square sponge also fit that squeaky-clean idea I was going for.
Stephen Hillenburg
Don’t pretend to know everything. I’ve been blessed to work with a lot of veteran actors, and I soak up lessons from them like a sponge.
Michael B. Jordan
I’m a very keen baker; I pride myself on my cakes. I go along the classic sponge line, but I like to jazz it up: I’ve made some psychedelic birthday cakes.
Greg Rutherford
Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
John Ciardi
I think people have to sharpen their eyes and look. I always feel like a big sponge: I feel like I learn lots of things by osmosis, and I feel that I’m always absorbing. I mean, when people say, ‘What is your inspiration?’ I could throw up. I mean, I’m inspired by the fact I get up in the morning. And I’m still here.
Iris Apfel
I wanted to do a show about a character that was an innocent, and so I focused on a sea sponge because it’s a funny animal, a strange one.
Stephen Hillenburg
I never lost my interest in acting but I did lose my interest in the business and what I had to go through to make a film. I felt saturated, you know, like a sponge when it’s saturated – it’s not good.
Debra Winger
I’m not a sponge exactly, but I find that something I look at is a great opportunity for ideas.
Martha Stewart
There is something wonderful about the way you glaze a fruit cake, nonchalantly drop some orange on as a topping, dust the sugar on top of a sponge cake or fan the apples on a tart.
Rick Stein
Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.
Harry Houdini
When I moved from Canada to Korea, I experienced a massive culture shock. I wasn’t familiar with Korean culture at all and was very surprised at the hierarchical elements of Korean culture. However, at the time I was determined to succeed so I became a sponge and just soaked in everything I could.
Henry Lau
When you set out to do a show about a sponge, you can’t anticipate this kind of craze. We just try to make ourselves laugh, then ask ourselves if it’s appropriate for children.
Stephen Hillenburg
I can cook to please people, but it’s quite conventional. I make a good sponge cake. I find it hard to follow recipes.
Anna Chancellor
I think, sometimes, you can just get really burnt out on something you enjoy doing and feel like the sponge is completely wrung dry.
Andrea Riseborough
If I’m seeing you, you’re going to influence me. I’m sorry – I’m just that way. I’m a big sponge. You can’t copyright an aesthetic.
Douglas Carter Beane
I need to go play the right way, listen to LeBron and be a sponge and try to soak up what he’s going to tell me.
Dion Waiters
Cara, ever since you told me at the age of four that you wanted to be Claudia Schiffer, while you were naked in the bath with a sponge on your head, I knew you were destined for great things.
Poppy Delevingne
Living life at a young age is like being a sponge thrust into the ocean. You absorb what’s around you. If you’re around people who are supportive and positive, that’s how you look at the world.
Freddie Prinze, Jr.
My mom was a housewife and a sponge, who would absorb everything and make it all look like a fairytale when he entered the house. For instance, when he came home, I would always be seen studying with my books open. She always made sure that Dad went back to the shoot happily.
Ram Charan
I am a sponge. I don’t write things down.
Carlos Mencia
I am very open to learning. I am like a sponge: I’d like to soak up in new things, new skills.
Catriona Gray
I feel like I’m kind of a bit of a sponge in a way. Like, if people around me are going through things, I find it very hard not to be empathetic.
Win Butler
A sponge sees everything? A sponge sees nothing.
Lawrence Tierney
I drink no more than a sponge.
Francois Rabelais
A sponge is quite simple. You weigh ingredients, mix, and put it in the oven. With pastry, you manhandle it, shape it, fold it. You have to be involved with it; there is more jeopardy, more risk. But it’s like making a casserole. There’s a flurry of activity to begin with; then it’s about leaving it to rest.
Paul Hollywood
A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays.
Itzhak Perlman
I learned things by being in Lester Flatts’ band, and I learned things by playing with Johnny Cash, and I learned from Pop Staples. I’m a sponge.
Marty Stuart
I’m super impressed with Maxey. I love the kid. I love his heart, I love what he brings to the table. He’s a sponge, and he’s always trying to get better.
George Hill
It’s a magpie aesthetic: If something is hideous, that’s interesting. It’s kind of the same sensibility that Andy Warhol had. He was interested in everything and soaked up what he saw like a sponge.
Marc Jacobs
Maybe bring in sponge balls to learn the technique and gain that experience of actually challenging for a header.
Ryan Mason
You know, I came in as a rookie and didn’t get to play much at all, really. Became a sponge. I had to go through the rough, get cut a couple times, take the G-league route, which was the D-league back then.
Danny Green
I was thinking about what would it be, what would the characters be like, and it just suddenly dawned on me that, hey, nobody is doing an underseas show. So I started drawing these weird invertebrate animals, various characters like crawfish and starfish and squids and sponge.
Stephen Hillenburg
Andre Ward is a guy I look up to, a guy I have the highest respect for in and out of the ring, so anytime he can give me some kind of advice, I’m like a sponge.
Daniel Jacobs
I played Miley Cyrus’ grandma on ‘Hannah Montana,’ and the first time I was on, they said, ‘We love having veterans like you on because she’s like a little sponge, and she’s really appreciative of all the veterans that are coming on the show, and we just love that you’re teaching her.’
Vicki Lawrence
I like ‘Sponge Bob’ and ‘The Last Airbender.’ I like shows where people get creative to do the impossible.
Jackie Evancho
All I am doing every day is soaking in everything – I’m like a sponge, from all these award-winning directors, writers, and actors – as much as I can.
Cailee Spaeny
Officials at the White House are saying that President Bush hasn’t changed his schedule much since the war started. The main difference, they say, is that he’s started watching the news and taping Sponge Bob.
Conan O’Brien
I’m a sponge for information.
Nikki Sixx
Traveling with my husband is great as he is a sponge for new languages and tries to learn them on our trips.
Margaret Brennan
I’m like a sponge: I like to listen.
Maureen Chiquet
I was such a sponge with music.
John 5
I’m a sponge. I sometimes don’t want to go out of my house because it’s like, ‘Who’s going to make me cry today?’
Allison Janney
I was actually born in New York. We lived there until I was three so I grew up watching Sesame Street and hearing the accent. You are a sponge at that age, soaking everything up.
Saoirse Ronan
I knew I wanted to create a character who was nerdy and kind of square, so when I drew a square sponge, everything came together. And originally his name was SpongeBoy, but there we couldn’t use that for trademark reasons.
Stephen Hillenburg
I’ve always been kind of an information sponge.
Adam Conover
At school, I was brought up on revolting food – sausages, sausages and Spam – but at home, I had the most wonderful sponge puddings, which I don’t indulge in very often now.
David Blunkett
From what I’ve read, CM Punk is like a sponge when it comes to training.
Bill Goldberg
What Jimmy Page did was pretty inspiring for guitar players. He married a lot of acoustic elements into hard rock. The kind of chords he used were very left of center, with a lot of dissonance – I absorbed that like a sponge. It’s all over the music I write, always.
Nancy Wilson
You can learn at any age, but when you are young, you are like a sponge, and when you are introduced to more different types of things before the age of seven and eight, then you get fascinated by that.
Julie Payette
I won a prize for ‘best sponge cake’ at the Clacton Festival 2005. Having said that, I was only up against three other cakes.
Victoria Coren Mitchell
A sponge is a funny animal to center a show on. At first, I drew a few natural sponges – amorphous shapes, blobs – which was the correct thing to do biologically as a marine science teacher. Then I drew a square sponge, and it looked so funny.
Stephen Hillenburg
You have to imagine you write a show about a sponge and you think that maybe a few people will think it is funny, some college students, but it takes off. It is truly shocking – to the point where it is bizarre.
Stephen Hillenburg
Chocolate fondant, creme brule, and sponge cake with jam, cream and fresh berries are always winners.
Adriano Zumbo
Kids watch their parents, right? And when kids are three, four, five-years-old, that’s when they’re like a sponge, and who they are is really developed by the time they are seven.
Mathew Knowles
I never really imagined a show about a sponge going past our first season. I thought maybe we’d have a cult following, and we’d be gone after one season.
Stephen Hillenburg
Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter – Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes – A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
I try to be like a sponge when I’m around other actors, picking things up about the way they work and how they do things.
Jodie Whittaker