Best Quotes About Blink

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye. -Jimi Hendrix

I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer. -Alfred Eisenstaedt

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority. -Matthew Green

We're all living blinkered lives, and we're not seeing what's going on and looking to change it. I'm not saying that everyone has to make a political statement, but we need to be more aware of what's happening and why. -Samantha Morton

I had achieved the most important things in my life when I married Joan and had the sons. Given the choice between Joan and the boys, and being a writer, I world give up being a writer without a blink. -Robert B. Parker

I learned not to blink in a close-up or move your head at all, because if you did, they wouldn't use it. -Frankie Avalon

We were eyeball-to-eyeball and the other fellow just blinked. -Dean Rusk

I don't ever blink, honestly. -Ridley Scott

Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers. -Laurence Housman

I think the life we are living now is just a blink in the eye of eternity. -Keir Dullea

Looking back on those days and little leaguer, the Hall of Fame is not even a blinking star, but through baseball travels and moving up the ladder, that star begins to flicker. -Wade Boggs

I mean I grew up in Ireland, so one would have to be consciously blinkered not to have reflected on the issue of political violence because that was the story since I was 19 years old or 20. -Neil Jordan

Apple was our benefactor at starting General Magic, but about a year later decided they would rather BE General Magic and tried to make us blink out of existence… which we eventually did, but it took a few years. -Andy Hertzfeld

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy. -Liam Neeson

You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it. -Bruce Springsteen

Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers. -Mary Catherine Bateson

I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off. -Roger Moore

The hands of every clock are shears, trimming us away scrap by scrap, and every time piece with a digital readout blinks us towards implosion. -Dean Koontz

We need to be confident. We need not to blink. -Sebastian Coe

I am not sure how much Dudley will feature just because of the grand scale of the film and the fact that there are so many stories and characters to tie up. I haven't seen the film yet but I think it will be a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment, but it was nice just to round it off and give it some closure. -Harry Melling

I have a problem, if the light goes on on TV and it blinks midnight, I don't know how to fix it. -Don Rickles

If I start planning then that's dangerous because then I have a target that I'm blinkered towards and I won't listen to the warning signs quite so much. I'd rather be in shape and then look around and say there's a race next week and jump into that than have it planned. -Paula Radcliffe

That's what the internet is: it's like bombarding your eyeballs with these myriad blinking colour lights. It's like trying to watch a movie on your phone in the middle of Times Square. -Michel Gondry

Being a writer-director can sometimes make you incredibly blinkered. -Anthony Minghella

It doesn't seem that long ago to me that the word 'irreverent' seemed affixed to my name. 'Irreverent newcomer.' I went from irreverent to venerable in what seems to me like the blink of an eye. -Bob Costas

I dropped about 20 pounds in the blink of an eye. And then when you see it in the mirror, when all of a sudden you pull your eyes down, and the bottom of your eyes go yellow and jaundice sets in – then you know something's wrong. -Patrick Swayze

All I have to do is be me on stage. But acting, I have to be someone else, and walk how they would walk and blink how they would blink. I used to talk about it bad like, 'Aw man, that person made $10 million a movie?' But now I understand why they do. I get it now. -Jill Scott

If you look at how long the Earth has been here, we're living in the blink of an eye. So, whatever it is you want to do, you go out and do it. -Jamie Foxx

I now hate actors that blink too much on screen. When people blink, I turn the movie off. So I don't blink at all. -Craig Roberts

How could 30 years be the blink-of-the-eye it felt? It was the difference between black-and-white footage of the Second World War and David Bowie on 'Top of the Pops' singing 'Life on Mars.' -Ali Smith

I wish there was something where you could blink an eye and be somewhere. I'm a very nervous flier. I wish we could get from point A to point B instantly. -Gayle King

One of the fine moments in 1940s film is no longer than a blink: Bogart, as he crosses the street from one bookstore to another, looks up at a sign. -Manny Farber

Apparently, I'm very good at firing a gun without blinking, which is unusual. That's why so many action characters have to wear sunglasses during shoot-out scenes. That's my party trick. -Kate Beckinsale

Writing songs and looking for ideas is like blinking my eyes. It's an involuntary muscle. I do it without thought. -Toby Keith

I live in Selfridges because it has everything under one roof. Liberty's is great for the same reason – I'm so lazy, I hate walking from shop to shop. Powder in Crouch End always has great designer labels in, so when I walk past I have to put my blinkers on because every time I nip in I come out with too much stuff; it's dangerous. -Sheridan Smith

There are few colonial nations anymore. Instead, we are colonized by financial institutions beyond our political control. We are colonized with pens and papers and millions of little digital bursts transferring billions of dollars all over the globe in the blink of an eye. -Charlie Pierce

Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks. -Regina Brett

I always felt that at the moment I was born, God must have blinked. He missed the occasion and never knew I had arrived. My parents had 11 children. While I love them and my five brothers and five sisters deeply, some days I felt lost in the litter. -Regina Brett

Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today's winners are tomorrow's blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope. -Hunter S. Thompson

I'm motivated every second by my work; it doesn't switch off. The pictures I make come from every blink of my lashes. -Sam Taylor-Johnson

As we mature and grow older we collect a lot of baggage, and a lot of that stuff you collect on life's journey gets in the way of acting. My kids can imagine a character and transform in the blink of an eye. It's so simple for kids, so complex for adults. -David Wenham

I'm a big fan of the American Tapes label. But that's very hard to keep a grip on that because you blink your eyes and they've released three records, all of which are limited edition, all sold at one show. So you have to follow in drips and drops on eBay, which I do. -Henry Rollins

Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye. -P. J. O'Rourke

If you blink, you will miss me, but I am in 'Malcolm X.' -Martin Donovan

You could call me on the phone and say, 'Someone blew up your entire house, Mike.' If it's not a person involved, I would sort of blink, whatever. That's all replaceable, right? -Michael J. Saylor

For a blink of an eye, there was so much media glare. It was unexpected, and I don't think we realized the magnitude of the message we were imparting with 'The Nanny Diaries.' There was also this added challenge that some of the media power players whose publications were doing stories on us perceived us to be sniping at their lifestyles. -Emma McLaughlin

While we women dilly-dally, making decisions, leaving jobs half done, forgetting where we've put the house keys while we water the Hoover and leave the laundry in the dishwasher, men, like blinkered horses, look straight ahead, oblivious to peripheral vision, where a discarded pile of wet towels might have caught their eye. -Mariella Frostrup

We discovered that fruit flies alter course in less than one one-hundredth of a second, 50 times faster than we blink our eyes, which is faster than we ever imagined. -Michael Dickinson

Hollywood usually guesses that extraterrestrials would only be interested in one of three things: (1) They want to breed with us, because their own reproductive machinery is on the blink; (2) They want Earth's resources; or (3) They want the Earth. All of it. -Seth Shostak

President Obama is a gifted politician. He is gifted with rhetoric virtuosity. He is gifted with the ability to lie directly to camera without blinking. And he is gifted with some of the most incompetent conservative opposition in the history of the country. -Ben Shapiro

One thing that I think never goes out of style is just purity. Niceness and purity. And the Muppets have never lost that. Kermit especially is just wide-eyed wonder, unblinking. And he can't blink. Which I think probably helps. -Jason Segel

I am paid a good amount of money to not blink for 12 hours. It's fun, but I don't take it very seriously. -Chrissy Teigen

I don't even know if you can blink in a hundredth of a second, and that's what it comes down to in speed skating. -Brittany Bowe

While the Super Bowl still smashes records for butts in the seats, eSports often run longer and never blinks. There's no commercial break. There's no halftime show. From start to finish, someone is going to walk home a champion, and you don't want to miss a second of it. -Rob Manuel

We never used to blink at taking a leadership role in the world. And we understood leadership often required something other than drones and bombs. We accepted global leadership not just for humanitarian reasons, but also because it was in our own best interest. We knew we couldn't isolate ourselves from trouble. There was no place to hide. -Robert Reich

If you want to freak your cat out, stare at your cat. If you want to reassure your cat, stare at your cat, then very deliberately and very slowly blink. Like that. The cat will also deliberately, slowly blink back at you, and I almost guarantee that she will start to purr. That's a feline reassurance. -Walter Murch

If you truly want to succeed, you have to stay humble – humble or crumble – because it can all go away in the blink of an eye. -Raven Goodwin

Today, we don't blink an eye when the world's wealthiest individuals donate enormous sums of money to charitable causes. In fact, we expect them to do so. -Peter Diamandis

What better way to connect with people than by staring and talking straight at them? Don't blink – that's one less connection you could have made. -Ze Frank

The pictures I make come from every blink of my lashes. -Sam Taylor-Johnson

I had a paint pony called Half-Pint, and I rode her in Madison Square Garden, and that was my first big show. But my first real pony was this red pony called Chantal. He was absolutely amazing. He was a great pony, except he did spin me off a couple of times! I would blink, and then I would be on the floor. -Jessica Springsteen

I never thought about settling down. I was obsessed with my career – I was blinkered. I finally met a woman who was worthy of me. Then we settled down and had many children. -Ron Moody

Vatican II and the Space/Information Age began in the same eye blink of history, with John XXIII's opening speech of Vatican II on Oct. 11, 1962, following John F. Kennedy's call for a round trip to the moon a month earlier. -Eugene Kennedy

I think there's a joy to be had in taking readers where they just don't want to go. If you are writing a properly realist novel, then don't blink. Why not see something for what it is and render it truthfully? I find it a good way of going about writing – not to blink. -Neel Mukherjee

With true free speech has to come an understanding of when and when not to use it. But you can't legislate that. It must be voluntary – especially in a world where a whisper can reach a million people in an eye blink. -Nick Harkaway

Windows never planned for a VR device. When you plug a HDMI cable into the computer, Windows thinks it's a new monitor. The desktop blinks. It tries to rearrange windows and icons. -Brendan Iribe

We're living in miraculous times where connections are made at the blink of an eye, the tap of a thumb, and the click of a mouse. We can never replace human interaction, but these simple actions can be powerful and meaningful to those we connect with. -Christy Turlington

If you want psychic gratification, one of the greatest ways is to know that you've made a real contribution to saving a species from blinking out during your lifetime. -Thomas Kaplan

Over the past years, I have lectured many times on the Cuban missile crisis, most provocatively to 200 senior officers of the former Soviet army in Moscow in 1991, among them KGB generals. There, my knowledge of Penkovsky's role was thoroughly confirmed, and so was the Soviet military men's residual sense of humiliation at Khrushchev's 'blink'. -Alistair Horne

I want life. I want to feel it and live it. I want, for as much of the time as possible in this blink-of-an-eye existence we have, to feel all that can be felt. -Matt Haig

The contrafactual history is what it would have been the other way. Think of the Kennedy triumph in the missiles crisis. Worked out fine. Khrushchev blinked and so forth. The other road, you don't want to think too hard about. You could have had nuclear missiles wiping out a tenth of the globe. -Paul Samuelson

If I had the uniform on, you didn't doubt for a moment I was a pilot. No one ever blinked an eye if I tried to cash a cheque wearing that uniform. -Frank Abagnale

I am enthralled until the last ball Djokovic hits, and the moment it is over and he is on his knees eating grass, I sink into my chair, cannot believe I have spent another fleeting fortnight of the few summers I have left caring about the outcome of contests I will have forgotten in the blink of an eye, and begin to question my sanity. -Howard Jacobson

I have known George W. Bush slightly since we were both in high school, and I studied him closely as governor. He is neither mean nor stupid. What we have here is a man shaped by three intertwining strands of Texas culture, combined with huge blinkers of class. The three Texas themes are religiosity, anti-intellectualism, and machismo. -Molly Ivins

Those with less of a sense of service to the nation never understand it when men and women of character step forward to look danger and adversity straight in the eye, refusing to blink, or give ground, even to their own deaths. The protected can't begin to understand the price paid so they and their families can sleep safe and free at night. -John F. Kelly

I think I'm obsessed with food. Maybe that's why I'm making the transition to organic products – they just feel yummy. I like vanilla scents. I like mint. I like sage. I like the idea of smelling blackberries every time I blink. It's so good. -Phillipa Soo

No good writer ever merely cheered us up. But there's an unblinking stare into the darkness of things we have to go elsewhere to find. Jane Austen was made of strong stuff. She was too satiric for D. H. Lawrence's taste and too unforgiving for Kingsley Amis's, but you would still not call her hellish. -Howard Jacobson

In the case of 'Thor,' it was just casting the best people for the part. Ken Branagh had the idea to cast Idris Elba as Heimdall, and we didn't blink at that chance to do it. -Kevin Feige

Why can't I ever play a nice, normal, salt-of-the-earth type? Is there something I should know? It's fun to play villains and character roles, of course – but I'm sure it's also fun to be a really big star and play the lead in everything, where all you have to do is show up and not blink. -Megan Mullally

Fundamentally, mankind was unimportant in the ecological system. Then, in one fell swoop, an evolutionary blink of an eye, the human race is transformed from something unimportant to the most important thing in the world. -Yuval Noah Harari

Age is so immaterial. Isn't this all just the blink of an eyelash? -Katharine Ross

The best part is, I can speak Hindi fluently. Earlier, I would cringe at the idea of delivering even a one-line dialogue in the language, but now, I can mouth a five-page monologue without blinking. My diction has improved, which has enhanced my performance. -Krystle D'Souza

We need to blinker ourselves, to better monitor our attentional focus. Enforced periods of no email or Internet to allow us to sustain concentration have been shown to be tremendously helpful. And breaks – even a 15-minute break every two or three hours – make us more productive in the long run. -Daniel Levitin

There is no comparison between the life of a rock star and an actor. If I could now, I would be a rock star within a blink of an eye. So as far as music is concerned, yeah, I might just go back to it, but don't want to be unfair to it. It requires its proper time and space. -Fawad Khan

Great software has seemingly limitless potential to solve human problems – and it can spread around the world in the blink of an eye. Malicious code moves just as quickly, and when software is created for the wrong reason, it has a huge and growing capacity to harm millions of people. -Craig Federighi

Ever since about 1998, when humankind began fast-forwarding through the gradually-unfolding history of progress, like someone impatiently zipping through a YouTube clip in search of the best bits, we've grown accustomed to machines veering from essential to obsolete in the blink of a trimester. -Charlie Brooker

Time goes by so slowly when you're a child, and then, as an adult, it goes by in the blink of an eye. -David Lowery

I grew up on R-rated action films, and you didn't blink. -Rob Liefeld

Not to get political, but it seems like every day I read the paper, and you're reading about nuclear war and Russians taking over the country and Nazis again. It's like every once in a while, the world blinks for a second, and it goes, 'Darkseid is!' The world has changed, and it's changed in a 'Darkseid is' way. -Tom King

Sometimes in order for change to be made in a positive fashion, we must force ourselves to look unblinkingly at painful realities and reevaluate. -Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

I don't think there was any point where I was like, 'I want to be an actor for the rest of my life.' The nice thing about being a kid is you don't have to make those decisions. Then all of a sudden, you blink, and you're 18. -Ella Purnell

I'm always amazed when anybody remembers anything of my work, and even more so when I get nominated for something I've done. For many years, I was like a horse wearing a pair of blinkers as far as using these awards or nominations in order to boost my career was concerned. -Janet McTeer

My favorite thing to do is just sit outside on the stoop and talk with all my neighbors. I can go out with curlers in my hair, and nobody blinks twice. It's just sad when people want to take a picture! -Margo Martindale

Reading about what a digital native thinks of the Internet is like reading about what it's like to blink: it's kind of boring. -Emma Healey

It's so important to spend your free time with little people. They grow up before you know it. Childhood is gone in the blink of an eye. -Alex Kingston

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they'd originally anticipated. -Amy Morin

In the U.S., highly selective renditions of its history have served in practice to impose blinkers on some of its citizens and catered to vested interests. -Linda Colley

When I think about it, 20 years really seems like a blink of an eye sometimes. I wish I would have made a more concerted effort to enjoy things along the way. -Kane

Travis Barker is one of the greatest drummers ever, and all the guys in blink are really good songwriters. -Kevin Jonas

When United wanted me, I was like a horse with blinkers on. I was not interested in anyone else. City offered more money, but the team was weaker, and their history couldn't compete with United. -Dimitar Berbatov

'Elusive' is the word that immediately springs to mind when I think about Messi's style of play. You think you have an eye on him and then – blink – he has gone, only to reappear somewhere else in space, with the ball. -Paul Scholes

While ideological blinkers blind one to change that one does not wish to see, statistics and opinion surveys, too, have their limitations in a complex polity like India. -Sanjaya Baru

My brother Bikramjeet supported me on every step in life. He put the blinkers on my eyes and taught me to focus on my goals. -Sandeep Singh

When you blink, you're on the back end of your career. -Gilbert Arenas

I was doing our first album when I was 19. It came out as a hit, and I blinked – then 37 years went by. There's a lot of stuff that happened in there, but once the snowball started going down the hill, I took the ride. -Steve Lukather

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