Best Quotes About Plumbing

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. -John W. Gardner

A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing. -Christopher Morley

Modern cynics and skeptics… see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing. -John F. Kennedy

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house. -Alfred Hitchcock

They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity. -David Sedaris

I also taught myself how to blow glass using a propane torch from the hardware store and managed to make some elementary chemistry plumbing such as tees and small glass bulbs. -Robert B. Laughlin

I believe that all of us are born heterosexual, physically created with a plumbing that's heterosexual, and created with the instincts and desires that are basically, fundamentally, heterosexual. -Jerry Falwell

So it took me five years because in the interim I have been doing a lot of personal appearances and movies and some television series that went into the plumbing and I stopped writing for a while. -Robert Klein

Had I been more responsible I might have made something of myself as a junk bond trader, long-haul trucker or perhaps a plumbing contractor. -Brock Yates

I mean, just because you're a musician doesn't mean all your ideas are about music. So every once in a while I get an idea about plumbing, I get an idea about city government, and they come the way they come. -Jerry Garcia

Man, an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing. -Christopher Morley

My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem. -Colin Firth

My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal. -Demetri Martin

It's weird, man. I've had a weird life, and I don't want to end up on the dole. I'm fed up with the plumbing. And I think it would be good to be a little pop star again. -Brian Harvey

I consider myself a D.I.Y. home improvement guy. In a prior life, I completely gutted a house – redid the plumbing, wiring, moved sewage pipes, knocked down walls, everything. -Gary Locke

I supported myself by delivering the 'Wall Street Journal' and doing odd jobs. I love plumbing and carpentry. -David Lynch

One time at the University of Colorado, at a faculty dinner, this professor said to me, 'Well, my goodness, a boy from Appa-lay-chee-a with a Ph.D!' The dinner was in her house. And I said, 'My grandparents didn't have indoor plumbing, but they had more books in their house than you do.' I was a little insulted by the Appa-lay-chee-a business. -Charles Frazier

It's really important in any historical fiction, I think, to anchor the story in its time. And you do that by weaving in those details, by, believe it or not, by the plumbing. -Jacqueline Winspear

Writing a novel is an act of self-annihilation as much as self-discovery. You can kill whole appetites and flood whole depths while plumbing them, but if you are serious about it you also get to put something into the world that wasn't quite there before. -Andrew O'Hagan

I'm married. I have three children. I have a mortgage to pay. The plumbing breaks and the yard needs trimming. However, what my wife and children need most from me is my passion for them. -John Eldredge

At its core, I don't view Facebook as a social network. I think it could become the driver's license of the Internet. And beyond that, it can become the pipes and the plumbing upon what most of the Internet is built. I think it's very well positioned. -Tim Ferriss

The thing that makes my generation The Greatest is our ability to hang out. We're spectacular at it. If you take somebody from my generation and sit them on a couch and bring them food and plumbing, they'll sit there and talk to you about anything you want until the day you die. -Lewis Black

Basically, I'm a musical vocalist, but I do voiceover stuff as a sideline, like plumbing or something. -Iggy Pop

The plumbing and pluvial dynamics of the Amazon, the largest freshwater system on Earth, are still far from understood. This is partly because it is a semi-open system. Moisture flows in and out unpredictably. A lot of nonlinear feedback loops and 'remote influences' – continental, transcontinental, oceanic, meteorological – come into play. -Alex Shoumatoff

My plumbing is no one's business but my own. -Peter O'Toole

Most thermostats are built by plumbing companies. But you really need to understand how to build a phone to make them better. -Tony Fadell

People in West Virginia do have cars. We have indoor plumbing. We even use knives and forks. -John Kruk

Charles Wyly was born Oct 13, 1933, in Lake Providence, La., and for a period lived with his family in a shack without electricity or plumbing. -Charles Duhigg

Water is commonly regarded as the 'solvent of life,' since our bodies are 70% water. All other vertebrates, invertebrates, microbes, and plants are also primarily water. The organization of water within biological compartments is fundamental to life, and the aquaporins serve as the plumbing systems for cells. -Peter Agre

We have grown accustomed to the wonders of clean water, indoor plumbing, laser surgery, genetic engineering, artificial joints, replacement body parts, and the much longer lives that accompany them. Yet we should remember that the vast majority of humans ever born died before the age of 10 from an infectious disease. -S. Jay Olshansky

In the 1920s, a generation before the coming of solid-state electronics, one could look at the circuits and see how the electron stream flowed. Radios had valves, as though electricity were a fluid to be diverted by plumbing. With the click of the knob came a significant hiss and hum, just at the edge of audibility. -James Gleick

I grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas… raised by my grandmother. We were very poor and had no indoor plumbing. My grandmother was a very religious woman, though, and she gave me a lot of faith and inner strength. -Alana Stewart

I grew up around hardware. I could sell you all the plumbing and electricity you want. -Michael Rispoli

Instead of going to the ends of the Earth – and plumbing the depths of the oceans – to squeeze out every last drop of oil, we need, instead, to do everything we can to reduce the risks of offshore oil and gas production. -Frances Beinecke

When I was a child, doctors sent my grandmother home in a wheelchair to die. Diagnosed with end-stage heart disease, she already had so much scar tissue from bypass operations that the surgeons had essentially run out of plumbing. There was nothing more to do, they said; her life was over at 65. -Michael Greger

As far as making a living, if plumbing earned more, I'd probably do it. At least you can leave the job at home once the tools are put away. A writer works in his mind 24/7. -James McBride

What I found was that I thoroughly enjoyed the plumbing of experiment. -Burton Richter

Blockchain technology has such a wide range of transformational use cases, from recreating the plumbing of Wall Street to creating financial sovereignty in the farthest regions of the world. -Perianne Boring

Apparently it's acceptable for members of Congress to own stock in companies we regulate in Congress, but somehow, our plumbing company crosses some line. -Markwayne Mullin

Wifi was never supposed to be a big thing and certainly not a thing that would become as vital to a home as indoor plumbing. -Steven Levy

Paint is the skin of a painting: it is fiction. In houses, it disguises the plumbing and wiring and studs and nails. -Jessica Stockholder

Editing is really like plumbing a good deal of the time. You put two things together, and a current runs through it. -Thelma Schoonmaker

I wish I had gone into industrial plumbing. That's a joke. -Leon Russell

I ushered at the Shubert in New Haven during graduate school when plays en route to Broadway still went out of town to try out. I worked backstage at summer stock doing jobs from garbage man to strapping on Herbert Marshall's wooden leg to fixing Gloria Swanson's broken plumbing in her dressing room with her yelling at me as I worked the plunger. -John Guare

I didn't have indoor plumbing. I'd go to school dirty. I didn't have lunches. -Jeannette Walls

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