Quotes about "down"

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Sell also: consume, depressed, devour, downward, downwards, kill, land, mastered, pile, pop, spirited, tune

Definitions and meanings of word "down"

• Noun: soft fine feathers

• Noun: (American football) a complete play to advance the football; example: "you have four downs to gain ten yards"

• Noun: English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)

• Noun: (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil

• Noun: fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

• Verb: drink down entirely; examples: "He downed three martinis before dinner", "She killed a bottle of brandy that night", "They popped a few beer after work"

• Verb: eat immoderately; example: "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

• Verb: bring down or defeat (an opponent)

• Verb: shoot at and force to come down; example: "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

• Verb: cause to come or go down; examples: "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect", "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

• Verb: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; example: "refine one's style of writing"

• Adj: being or moving lower in position or less in some value; examples: "lay face down", "the moon is down", "our team is down by a run", "down by a pawn", "the stock market is down today"

• Adj: becoming progressively lower; example: "the down trend in the real estate market"

• Adj: understood perfectly; example: "had his algebra problems down"

• Adj: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; examples: "the down staircase", "the downward course of the stream"

• Adj: being put out by a strikeout; example: "two down in the bottom of the ninth"

• Adj: lower than previously; examples: "the market is depressed", "prices are down"

• Adj: shut; example: "the shades were down"

• Adj: not functioning (temporarily or permanently); example: "we can't work because the computer is down"

• Adj: low in spirits; examples: "lonely and blue in a strange city", "depressed by the loss of his job", "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face", "downcast after his defeat", "feeling discouraged and downhearted"

• Adv: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; examples: "don't fall down", "rode the lift up and skied down", "prices plunged downward"

• Adv: away from a more central or a more northerly place; examples: "was sent down to work at the regional office", "worked down on the farm", "came down for the wedding", "flew down to Florida"

• Adv: paid in cash at time of purchase; example: "put ten dollars down on the necklace"

• Adv: from an earlier time; example: "the story was passed down from father to son"

• Adv: to a lower intensity; example: "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"

• Adv: in an inactive or inoperative state; examples: "the factory went down during the strike", "the computer went down again"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "down"

Booker T. Washington
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American Educator
Saturday 5 April 1856 - Monday 15 November 1915
Steve Jobs
6 quotes about down
American Businessman, Inventor
Thursday 24 February 1955 - Wednesday 5 October 2011
Manfred von Richthofen
3 quotes about down
German Aviator
Monday 2 May 1892 - Sunday 21 April 1918
Mary Pickford
3 quotes about down
Canadian Artist, Actress
Saturday 8 April 1893 - Tuesday 29 May 1979
Lizzie Andrew Borden
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American Celebrity
Thursday 19 July 1860 - Wednesday 1 June 1927
Barack Obama
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American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
Joel Coen
4 quotes about down
American Director
Born Monday 29 November 1954
Eric Cantor
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American Leader, Politician
Born Thursday 6 June 1963
Barbara Castle
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British Politician
Thursday 6 October 1910 - Friday 3 May 2002
Danica McKellar
5 quotes about down
American Author, Actress
Born Friday 3 January 1975
Steven Wright
5 quotes about down
American Writer, Actor, Comedian
Born Tuesday 6 December 1955
Giada De Laurentiis
4 quotes about down
American Writer, Chef
Born Saturday 22 August 1970

He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit, his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit, and of course he would go down the pit.

Barbara Castle

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Americans now know that housing prices can go down and they can go down by 10, 20, 30, and in some cases, 40 or 50 percent. We know they can go down. But five years ago, we thought they could only go up.

Barbara Castle

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If you're going to tear down a hero, you should never forget that you're tearing down someone else's hero. You're tearing down somebody else's son. You might have to face her one day.

Barbara Castle

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There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.

Barbara Castle

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But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system. No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down, only the system. It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall. Not because I am older.

Barbara Castle

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As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.

Barbara Castle

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I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin.

Barbara Castle

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I had to listen to the classical music because it calms me down, calms my nerves down.

Barbara Castle

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When you're a chef, you graze. You never get a chance to sit down and eat. They don't actually sit down and eat before you cook. So when I finish work, the first thing I'll do, and especially when I'm in New York, I'll go for a run. And I'll run 10 or 15k on my - and I run to gain my appetite.

Barbara Castle

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Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.

Barbara Castle

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For years I had my hair parted down the middle in a ponytail, tucked down around the sides... Well, I went and cut the bangs, and I've been wearing them ever since. They say it's my trademark.

Barbara Castle

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Nobody gives a crap about hockey down here - nobody. I coach kids' hockey down here and you can start to see the disinterest in the game here with the kids.

Barbara Castle

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Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down.

Barbara Castle

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Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining.

Barbara Castle

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The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down.

Barbara Castle

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Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one's enemies, but at the same time, the possibility of being shot down one's self increases.

Barbara Castle

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Make a living will. Talk about it. Death is going to happen to everybody. Write it down. Even if you write it on a piece of paper at home and have your family witness it, you need to write it down.

Barbara Castle

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I know from my constituency what is going on. Doctors that are told, begged, by mothers, 'Please don't write down that my child as asthma. Please lie and say it's bronchitis, because if you write down asthma, when my child turns 18 or 20 and has to get his or her own insurance, it will be a pre-existing condition.'

Barbara Castle

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I think music can heal your soul if you'll let it. It can also bring you up if you're down. It can also bring you down if you're too up. It's a mood thing.

Barbara Castle

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My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down.

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