Quotes containing word "say"

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Sell also: allege, articulate, aver, enunciate, order, pronounce, read, state, suppose, tell

Definitions and meanings of word "say"

• Noun: the chance to speak; example: "let him have his say"

• Verb: express in words; examples: "He said that he wanted to marry her", "tell me what is bothering you", "state your opinion", "state your name"

• Verb: report or maintain; examples: "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime", "He said it was too late to intervene in the war", "The registrar says that I owe the school money"

• Verb: express a supposition; examples: "Let us say that he did not tell the truth", "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"

• Verb: have or contain a certain wording or form; examples: "The passage reads as follows", "What does the law say?"

• Verb: state as one's opinion or judgement; declare; example: "I say let's forget this whole business"

• Verb: utter aloud; example: "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"

• Verb: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; examples: "I said to him to go home", "She ordered him to do the shopping", "The mother told the child to get dressed"

• Verb: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; examples: "She pronounces French words in a funny way", "I cannot say `zip wire'", "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

• Verb: recite or repeat a fixed text; examples: "Say grace", "She said her `Hail Mary'"

• Verb: communicate or express nonverbally; examples: "What does this painting say?", "Did his face say anything about how he felt?"

• Verb: indicate; example: "The clock says noon"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "say"

Eminem
9 quotes about say
American Writer, Actor, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Tuesday 17 October 1972
Alexei Sayle
3 quotes about say
British Author, Actor, Comedian
Born Thursday 7 August 1952
Mitt Romney
8 quotes about say
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Michael Phelps
8 quotes about say
American Athlete
Born Sunday 30 June 1985
Joe Biden
5 quotes about say
American Vice President
Born Friday 20 November 1942
Chris Christie
6 quotes about say
American Politician
Born Thursday 6 September 1962
Friedrich Nietzsche
4 quotes about say
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Carmen Miranda
one quote about say
Portuguese Actress, Musician
Tuesday 9 February 1909 - Friday 5 August 1955
Lady Gaga
7 quotes about say
American Musician
Born Friday 28 March 1986
William Shakespeare
7 quotes about say
English Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 April 1564 - Saturday 23 April 1616
George W. Bush
4 quotes about say
American President, Politician, Businessman
Born Saturday 6 July 1946
Novak Djokovic
6 quotes about say
Serbian Athlete
Born Friday 22 May 1987

I say 20 words in English. I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog! I say yes, no and I say money, money, money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.

Carmen Miranda

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If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'

Alexei Sayle

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Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right.

Howard Dean

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Every label thinks, when they sign someone, 'This is the perfect pedigree to sign. They're cute, they can sing, they can dance, et cetera.' And they say to the public, 'Here, this is what you're gonna like.' But you might say, 'No, I don't like that!' You'll probably say 'no' many more times than you'll say 'yes!'

Randy Jackson

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Americans have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator', we say 'lift'... they say 'President', we say 'stupid psychopathic git.

Alexei Sayle

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I think I'm drawn to more villain-type characters, because it's so cool to get to say all the things you want to say. In Hollywood, you get to this position where you have to bite your tongue so much. You take all your experiences of not being able to say what you really want to say, and channel that through your character.

Gabrielle Union

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Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

David Herbert Lawrence

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You're not going to say anything about me that I'm not going to say about myself. There's so many things that I think about myself; if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I'm going to say it before they can. It's the best policy for me.

Eminem

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You can't wake up one day and say 'I'm for gay marriage,' and wake up the next day and say 'I'm against it.' Wake up one day and say, 'I'm pro-choice,' and the next day wake up and say, 'I'm pro-life.' There's no credibility there.

Roger Stone

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Human beings are human beings. They say what they want, don't they? They used to say it across the fence while they were hanging wash. Now they just say it on the Internet.

Dennis Miller

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I wasn't aware of my dad being an actor when I was young. I remember there was an Australian children's entertainer on television called Ralph Harris and when I'd say my father was an actor, kids would say, you know, 'oh, is he Ralph Harris?' And I had to say no and then they would lose interest.

Jared Harris

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There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself, but I will tell of The Street.

H. P. Lovecraft

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Some say that AIDS came from the monkeys, and I doubt that because we have been living with monkeys from time immemorial, others say it was a curse from God, but I say it cannot be that.

Wangari Maathai

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Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.

Ted Rall

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We used to get on planes, and they'd ask who we were, and we'd say, 'The Dave Brubeck Quartet', and they'd say, 'Who?' In later years they'd say, 'Oh', which amounts to the same thing.

Paul Desmond

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The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.

Anais Nin

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When you do say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side.

Francis Cardinal Spellman

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But our leaders of today have decided it's more important to be popular, to say and do what's easy, and say yes rather than to say no, when no is what is required.

Chris Christie

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As long as I can say what it is that I need to say, then I'll fit whatever I'm trying to say around a melody.

Alanis Morissette

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For me, the key is I always have to be the same person.If someone was to hear me say something on Fox and hear me say something different on NPR, they would say, 'The guy is a hypocrite.'

Juan Williams

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