Top 144 Sink Quotes

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When you‘re writing about people that are not very well off, you seem to see the kitchen sink. So it was a bit of a sort of cosy phrase that got used a bit too much.

Timothy West
Outlaw Cook’ was a revelation. Folks like Jeff Smith and Marcella Hazan got me interested in cooking, but John Thorne pushed me into the path that I follow to this day. This is the only cookbook I’ve ever read that understands how men really eat: over the sink, in the dark, greasy to the elbows.

You learn their honesty, you learn their competitiveness. You learn a lot about a person. It’s not that they have to sink the putt and there’s a great deal of talent involved – but you do learn about how competitive a person is on the golf course, and frankly, how honest.

Donald Trump
A day may sink or save a realm.

Whenever you do big stuff in the ring – a big move or a big hit – you have to let that moment breathe. That allows a moment to sink in for the fans so they can reflect on it.

There’s nothing like the freedom of being in a roomful of strangers and trying to make them laugh… You either sink or swim. It’s like verbal boxing.

War never accomplishes anything. It’s never going to look good in the history books. People are never going to look back and think, ‘He started a lot of wars; what a great leader he was!’ That’s not the way it works. God knows how many more of these things we’re going to need before it starts to sink in.

To get education to sink deep into the minds of a nation takes a generation and more.

Do I post pictures of my overflowing laundry basket or the dirty dishes by the sink? No, I’ll probably post a pic of the finished meal looking pretty. We’re all skewed in what we show.

Every man‘s dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands.

When I was younger we had a grape arbor, and my mom would go out and pick grapes and make grape jam in the sink – boil it, put it in jars, and give it away as gifts.

Whatever you do, don’t sink your life’s savings into cliche items.

Everybody is a star. It’s true. And if you’ve got a light, don’t let it go out. ‘Cos some people sink under.

There’s a Dar Williams song about ‘houses that are haunted, with the kids who lie awake and think about other generations past who used to use that dripping sink.’ I was one of those kids.

Most actors want to sink their teeth into amazing material.

The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it.

I suspect my own journey to Brexit has closely followed that of Britain‘s. I had doubts, then I decided we should stay in, then I had very serious doubts as our island began to sink under a tide of regulations and our government lost control of the immigration system.

The worst thing we could do is impose time limits and then expect people to sink or swim once they move off welfare.

William Julius Wilson
On the one hand, parents want their children to swim expertly in the digital stream that they will have to navigate all their lives; on the other hand, they fear that too much digital media, too early, will sink them.

Some couture collections have everything including the kitchen sink! Everything gets thrown on to make it look expensive. I find it grotesque when clothes hit you in the face and there’s no room for fault. But I don’t expect to turn things around all by myself. I’m not a saint.

Charles Wang, owner of the New York Islanders, serves as something of a cautionary tale in terms of how heavy owner involvement can sink a franchise.

Every one should find some suitable time, day or night, to sink into his depths, each according to his own fashion. Not every one is able to engage in contemplative prayer.

The human being is very resourceful. When you fight for survival, you don’t think much; you just do. If you think too much, you sink.

When I start thinking about a role, I read the script a few times and then let it sink in – and then take some time to develop how that character is going to play out and what he’s going to do.

Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink, so I really had four pitches.

Dennis Eckersley
You have to do what the market requires of you… You either keep swimming, or you sink.

There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight.

I’ve evolved as a human being, and I’ve taken more risks. I’ve let go of judgment. I don’t know when the best stuff is coming – I sink into the process in a different way. I paint more, and my vision is stronger, but I don’t think my music is better, because nothing is ever better than your first material.

My wife‘s biggest fear is air pollution, living in London as we do. She’s convinced that’s the big problem. And my own is sink holes and the inevitability of us all, at some point, collapsing into a sink hole and never being seen again.

If I’m on holiday, I travel light, but if it is a work trip, I take everything but the kitchen sink.

Chris Jericho and I were really excited about teaming together, but we didn’t get to sink our teeth into what we could have done as a team. We really wanted to throw it back to the glory days of Pat Patterson and Ray Stevens. We were committed, we were coming up with team moves, and all of the things were made to work.

The truth is, there are so few female roles in movies. That’s really limiting. As an actor, you wanna be able to sink your teeth into something. You don’t want to just be the best friend. You don’t want to just be the girlfriend.

It’s interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn’t going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting.

If I just track Shang-Chi’s journey in the context of table tennis in my life, it actually fits perfectly, and that’s why I was able to sink into the character so, so seamlessly.

I start by moisturizing my face neck and chest with my own anti-aging SPF And IR Defense Sunblock called Recapture 360… Allow to sink in… Then I like Neutrogena’s range of spray on sunblocks for body… then I use a foundation with SPF 30 or higher on my face to add yet another layer of protection to my face.

Does film music really matter to the average moviegoer? A great score, after all, can’t save a bad film, and a bad score – so it’s said – can’t sink a good one.

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.

We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.

The home run took a while to sink in because all I could think of was, ‘We beat the Yankees! We beat the Yankees.’

Bill Mazeroski
I am one of those who would rather sink with faith than swim without it.

Stanley Baldwin
I hate to see anybody sink. I hate to see anybody lose their dream, lose their home, something like that.

Usually when we finish a game and we’re at the end, we’re sick of it. We want to put it in the box and be done with it. But with ‘Borderlands,’ it’s actually become a productivity sink at Gearbox, because we’re just having fun.

In this business you either sink or swim or you don’t.

David Smith
I’ve tried repeatedly, but I just cannot sink my teeth into the WWE product.

We all have a personal pool of quicksand inside us where we begin to sink and need friends and family to find us and remind us of all the good that has been and will be.

Politicians must set their aims for the high ground and according to our various leanings, Democratic, Republican, Independent, we will follow. Politicians must be told if they continue to sink into the mud of obscenity, they will proceed alone.

For people who live in the suburbs and must commute long distances to work, their wealth will sink as energy prices rise.

Science was something that really caught my attention. It was something I really could sink my teeth into.

Michael P Anderson
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part.

When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.

Organisms in the ocean provide over 40 percent of the oxygen we breathe, and they’re the major sink for capturing all the carbon dioxide we constantly release into the atmosphere.

I’m always gonna be crazy about dishes in the sink. Crazy! Because it’s a sign of disrespect. It says that you think someone else is going to clean up after you: that you’re not prepared to do it yourself.

Lara Logan
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

The ground swell is what’s going to sink you as well as being what buoys you up. These are cliches also, of course, and I’m sometimes interested in how much one can get away with.

I would not drink bottles of water at my mom’s house because I never knew how long she’d been refilling them from the sink and putting them back in the refrigerator.

Dan Fogelman
You can have fantasies about having control over the world, but I know I can barely control my kitchen sink. That is the grace I’m given. Because when one can control things, one is limited to one’s own vision.

Kiki Smith
I was waiting for something to sink my teeth into, so I was all-in to be Miss Ivory of The RTC. It was great fun too!

After two rounds of chemo, I’ve started to notice, slowly, but surely, my hair has started to appear more regularly in my shower drain, sink drain, pillowcase and comb.

Amy Robach
These poets (fans of whatever) should be contacting other young poets on their way – not those who have made it, who sit on a star and then have plenty of problems: usually no money, usually the fear their own writing is going down the sink hole.

Anne Sexton
Simplicity is key. Some people like really high-tech kitchens, where you have warming drawers and ice makers and storage for a million different things. Honestly, for me, I need an oven, a stove top, a fridge and a sink.

I just want to sink my teeth into something good; maybe something with Finn Balor would be great. We had some matches in the U.K.

It didn’t really sink in for me when I first heard that we would be supporting RHCP. But when I heard people around us commenting on how incredible it is to be on tour with such a celebrated band, that’s when it finally sunk in and realised what a remarkable honour it is to tour with RHCP.

Where most of the country is, well, hot – from the bone-baking dry heat of the desert to the flesh-melting humidity of Kerala in the southKashmir is cool: so cool, in fact, that in the winter, the temperatures can sink to sub-zero.

I can’t relax and sink back in the couch and watchJeopardy!’ the way I used to.

Many today feel troubled and distressed; many feel that, at any moment, the ships of their lives could capsize or sink.

After ‘Memory Keeper‘s Daughter,’ it took me a few months to shut out the world. I really had to turn off the Internet and sort of cloister myself away from the world again and sink into that psychic space to write again.

‘Never do the dishes without music,’ my brother Mark once advised me – the same brother who once ate a spoonful of refrigerated dog food to escape his turn at the kitchen sink. And really, it may be the most sensible advice I’ve been given.

With the Monday Night Wars, it was almost a pay-per-view every single Monday between the two factions because they were trying to throw everything but the kitchen sink to win the ratings war.

My parents, products of the Great Depression, were successful people, but lived in a state of constant fear that my sister and I, and they, would sink into the kind of economic insecurity that their generation knew so well.

I think the biggest thing is clean as you go. Wash all your knives, cutting boards, dishes, when you are done cooking, not look at a sink full of dishes after you are done. Cleaning as you go helps keep away cross contamination and you avoid having food borne bacteria.

I seem to be able to just sort of sink and slide under the radar, which is nice.

Daniel Cudmore
‘You are no saint,’ says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. Sink or swim, I go to Him; other hope, I have none.

Old people are considered worthless fuddy-duddies and often overlooked, which makes them sink into loneliness. I noticed it as soon as I started to age.

The restaurant business had a profound effect on my future and that of my two brothers. When we were able to stand on a stool to reach the sink, we washed dishes, and later, when we could see over the counter, we waited tables and managed the cash register.

Ferid Murad
I discovered the fun of genre is… you get to explore your fears, and you get to use the metaphor of the genre – whether it’s a giant monster or a… 12-year-old vampire. Whatever it is, you can sink something underneath the surface and make a personal film under the guise of great fun romp.

My record-keeping hasnt improved much; I recently moved house and found five pots in the loft which had been unseen since the 80s and a dozen plates from the early 90s in a cupboard under a sink!

If you look at the soap bubbles in the sink when you’re doing dishes, you’ll see the incredible diversity of shapes in there. There are cubes in there; there are decahedrons and tetrahedrons; there are odd, irregular shapes without names, you know.

There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market.

Joseph Hume
I think about what’s going down my sink. So I won‘t pour oil down my sink. I won’t – if I’m cleaning a pan, I’ll wipe it and bin because I’ve seen – I’ve been down sewers.

My job is to show people that true Mexican cheese is not neon yellow cheese. We don’t eat tacos all day long and we don’t eat burritos stuffed with everything in the kitchen sink.

Something I took away from Kurt Angle’s Hall of Fame speech was never be afraid to make a fool of yourself, and don’t take yourself too seriously. I really let that sink in and ran with it.

People think you go home and be a celeb, sipping Laurent-Perrier and listening to classical music. You don’t. You go home and wash some pants in the sink.

The effect of climate change is not simply to reduce rain during the summer months, but also to increase the number of torrential storms. When the rain falls that hard and fast, it cannot sink into the ground and go down to the aquifers.

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.

I was always very aware of drummers. My oldest brother Henry was a drummer, and he drummed on everything in the house from the kitchen sink to stovepipes. He was the first drummer in the Gil Evans Orchestra, so you’ve got to know how great he was.

I lived a sloppy life. So I took very small increments in my life. I started making my bed. I started cleaning my room. There were dishes in the sink. It started off with doing small house chores. I saw that the yard needed to be mowed. So instead of being told it needed to be mowed, I would mow it.

If you look at national economies today, for example, the American economy, the European economy, the Indians, the Chinese, we’re all tied together. If one of them sinks, the rest are going to sink with them and if one floats, the rest are lifted up. I find that very interesting.

Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in.

I personally love mini bouquets randomly throughout my bathroom and my dressing room. I’ll put a small bouquet on a dresser or on a round marble table in my bathroom next to the sink.

It’s always nerve-wracking when you’re hostingSaturday Night Live.’ You either sink or swim.

To think that my heart and my words and my music saved somebody‘s life, it takes a while to just sink in with me. But it proves to me that music is powerful.

Especially going to Oakland public schools where as a white kid you have to figure out if you’re going to sink or swim socially, one of the main ways to stay buoyant was to stay funny.

If somebody asks me whether I’d rather sink the winning putt in the Ryder Cup or win a major, it’s the major every day. World championship or Ryder Cup? Win a world championship. At the end of the day you’re going to be remembered for what you achieve in an individual sport.

I can’t believe that I just won a gold medal. I think it will take a bit to sink in.

It’s sink or swim for me in 2020.

A lot of guys that were trailblazers, if we were to go back to the actual time, were just really scared and had no choice, but the water’s rushing in, and you either swim or sink.

When you’re spinning a two-seam, getting on the side of the ball to get more run or sink can be good, but it can really be detrimental to your four-seam.

My goal from the very beginning was to make very visually lush, juicy films that you can really sink your teeth into. That’s always been part of my modus operandi.

Ethics, politics and psychology are all far more difficult to understand now that we know the depths to which human nature can sink.

I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink. It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses, where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink.

Timothy West
A capitalist economy hums when leading businessmen are bubbling with animal spirits and are prepared to sink their money into risky ventures.

The radical Left wants control over the lives of the American people and will sink to any depths to get it.

I love the theater, but if I had to choose, I would choose a film at this time in my life. Something meaty, to sink my teeth into.

I don’t think Jeremy Corbyn hates women – I don’t think Jeremy hates anyone. Spend even one minute with him and you would want to take him down to the pub and sink a pint of mild with the man. However, in the hard left of British politics lurks a gruesome misogyny.

The rules changed for art around 1989. We were all loosed upon the canon to clip and paste and borrow and update. Only thing is, unless you were in New York or in a cultural studies program, that new paradigm probably wasn’t going to sink in until the Internet arrived.

The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board.

Grover Cleveland
When you hire a plumber because no hot water is coming out of the kitchen sink faucet, you need to go to the water heater, not the faucet.

Collage is not a kitchen sink; it’s not a refuge for the compositionally disabled.

There are networks and executives who are willing to take risks on vastly different material, and as an actor, there are some really juicy roles to sink your teeth into.

I win at golf. I’m a club champion many times at different clubs. I win at golf. I can sink the three-footer on the 18th hole when others can’t.

Donald Trump
As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges you will face will be building your brand. The ultimate goal is to set your company and your brand apart from the crowd. If you form a strategy without doing the research, your brand will barely float – and at the speed industries move at today, brands sink fast.

I’d rather sink with a bad theory than swim with muddy pragmatism.

Developing games for the PC and consoles is all about everything and the kitchen sink. In many ways, you don’t have design decisions to make. You do it all. So I enjoy going back to making decisions about what’s important as I’m working on a game.

If you are going to do something potentially for another eight years, you want it to be something that you can really sink your teeth in and that’s going to be different and interesting for this next period of time.

If you let in a goal, you don’t sink into your shell, you come out even harder and put people on the back foot, home or away.

But inspiration? – That’s when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? – and fortunately you haven‘t. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago.

I’ve had to sink my teeth into a role that was probably a fried-chicken dinner and make it into a filet mignon.

I made ‘True Detective‘ like it was going to be the only thing I ever made for television. So put in everything and the kitchen sink. Everything.

My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met.

Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings.

Robert Farrar Capon
I could really sink my teeth into a David Bowie documentary.

Born on an island, I could swim before I could walk, thrown many times into swimming pools and warm transparent Caribbean waters: sink or swim, that was my first lesson. While I’m not a natural athlete, I’m still a strong swimmer and feel a great affinity with the sea.

Monique Roffey
I love improvisation. You can’t blame it on the writers. You can’t blame it on direction. You can’t blame it on the camera guy… It’s you. You’re on. You’ve got to do it, and you either sink or swim with what you’ve got.

In this game, you’re on your own. You either sink or swim.

I know, logically, about the fact that there are fans of my work in America, but it’s hard for that feeling to sink in.

Dana Snyder
I think Tokyo is going to sink under water soon. All those stupid high-rise buildings will sink and maybe all the traffic will be gone. And everything will be peaceful and quiet.

Basically my wife was immature. I’d be at home in the bath and she’d come in and sink my boats.

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.

John Bunyan
I’ve known Emma Watson since she was 9, we’ve watched each other grow up, formed this sort of brother/sister bond, and suddenly I’m leaning in to kiss her. Well, it felt completely wrong… but, you know, you try to sink into the character and divorce yourself from it. We ended up laughing hysterically afterwards.

You know, what I like about ‘The Family Tree‘ is it’s a kitchen sink movie; you can’t think of anything that it doesn’t either throw into the story for conflict or poke fun at or attack, even, so I like it.

Dermot Mulroney
While most of us are trying to be more frugal, the loss of a job, a divorce, or a medical emergency can quickly sink us deeply into debt.

They told me that the hotels had maybe two rooms set up for people with disabilities, but if they got there too late, and didn’t get one of these rooms, they couldn’t take a shower. The room wasn’t hooked up for them, or maybe the sink was too high.

I want to go to the Maldives before they sink, but just because it’s the most beautiful place on earth.

I feel like I’ve got this great catalogue of songs sink or swim, it doesn’t matter. If you’ve got that, you’ve got a lot.

In WWE, they’re real big on letting you sink or swim, and they let you go out there, and they’re going to give you the stick and a live mic in front of a packed house and millions watching at home, and if you’re not prepared for that moment, you’re going to go down in flames.

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.

A lot of people get home from work and sink into a good chair, the place in their life where they feel most comfortable. I get that comfort in space, the place where I most feel like I belong.

I think in the end there are only 20 or 30 tenets of basic cooking. It’s going at perhaps the same issue from different angles, from different points of view, from different presentation styles, that really makes things sink in and become embedded.

I do see an interest in writing for Twitter. While publishers still do love the novel and people do still like to sink into one, the very quick form is appealing because of the pace of life.

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country’s wishes blest!

William Collins
I have forty-six cookbooks. I have sixty-eight takeout menus from four restaurants. I have one hundred and sixteen soy sauce packets. I have three hundred and eighty-two dishes, bowls, cups, saucers, mugs and glasses. I eat over the sink. I have five sinks, two with a view.

When people say I’ve become a star, it takes time to sink in.