Top 99 Spell Quotes

Here we have the best Spell Quotes from famous authors such as James Weldon Johnson, Barbra Streisand, Franz Wright, Peter Kay, Antonio Perez. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I don’t care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.

Poetry, just because it is poetry, doesn’t mean it is some kind of magic spell.

Franz Wright
I never thought I’d write one book, let alone three. I’m absolutely delighted and every night, thank the good lord for spell check.

Xerox did OK in moving to digital in the commercial space. They didn’t do well in the consumer market, but they’re not a consumer brand. They don’t even know how to spell consumer.

Antonio Perez
Any film I see at two o’clock in afternoon with my mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing.

I’ve always kept writing. There’s never been a moment where I went through a spell where I just don’t write.

Odds are you know some narcissists. Odds are they’re smart, confident and articulate. They make you laugh, they make you think; the first time you met, they probably charmed the pants off of you – perhaps even literally. The odds are also that that spell didn’t last.

This celebrity culture that hypnotizes people into thinking a person is literally not real because you see them on television is a spell the watcher him- or herself must break.

All of my friends went to college, and I got a job at Circle Pizza, where I worked for 24 hours. I had to call my mother four times to ask her how to spell Parmesan. I’m not kidding. I was a terrible speller.

My mum always says work goes in waves: you have a good spell and then it dips.

I play a Monk song, it’s like you get possessed. And then you have to break that spell. You have to remind yourself that you are an individual, or that you aren’t Thelonious Monk.

I did not have one bad spell during writing – an unprecedented record.

Zane Grey
Jesse Jackson is a master of the old expression that it doesn’t matter what someone says about you as long as they spell your name right.

We had a large spell in 1985-86, but we would have had to move to the States and be available all the time, so we chose to remain a European act.

It’s a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.

Policy makers should be compelled to take action given the serious costs of long-term unemployment when overall unemployment is already high. A week of unemployment is worse when it is experienced as part of a longer spell.

Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.

I’d like to run for office someday, but I’m afraid my ability to spell might give me an unfair advantage.

April Winchell
Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination – everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.

Many elected Republicans know that ensuring that people of color can vote freely would spell bad news for them and their agenda, which privileges corporations and the wealthy.

I really should not need to spell this out, but one of the attributes of a successful sniper is that he makes no sound at all – nor, indeed, shouts out warnings!

I made myself memorize how to spell antidisestablishmentarianism in under 3 seconds when I was 6 years old because my sister told me it was the longest word she knew.

What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast upon the optical part of our existence! We seldom really see the world, but when we do, we become as still as a picture.

Robert Musil
I like emotions, but I really don’t like sentimentality, and I don’t like when things break their spell.

I don’t care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me, and as long as you spell my name right.

George M Cohan
There are days when you make runs, and there will be a dry spell. Like in business, every year you don’t make profits.

To be fair, my analysis failed to spell out Obama‘s first-term accomplishments, although I did acknowledge his ‘enormous skills‘ and tried to focus readers on the distinction between good and great presidencies.

Not to say people shouldn’t get rich from art. I adore the alchemy wherein artists who cast a complex spell make rich people give them their money. (Just writing it makes me cackle.) But too many artists have been making money without magic.

I don’t need to run in and bowl 90mph every spell to get wickets.

Launching a start-up, you need to get a lot done quickly. Every day is different. Everyone pitches in with everything. It’s easy for the founding team to say, ‘We’re flexible. We all help out with everything!’ But when it comes to making decisions – that flexibility can spell inefficiency and disaster.

I grew up under the spell of London. Illustrator Kerry Lee’s evocative 1950 wall map of the city hung above our breakfast table at home in Canada. Over my corn flakes, I traced the capital‘s high roads and medieval alleys.

Good theater is not realistic, and should not be. Its purpose, rather, is to highlight, never to spell out a situation.

I’ll only retire in the day I should be dead and they have me buried, and some idiot spell over my casket some stupid gospel stuff.

Ozzy Osbourne
The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.

I still can’t spell anything, but I can bust out two-dollar words.

I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can’t spell.

Never worry about bad press: All that matters is if they spell your name right.

We should stop selecting leaders from a subset of Oxbridge egomaniacs with a humanities degree and a spell as spin doctor.

When I was in kindergarten, it took me like three months to learn how to spell my own name. But that’s also not saying much considering I’m a terrible speller.

The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor‘s hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.

Glamour is a beautiful illusion – the word ‘glamouroriginally meant a literal magic spell – that promises to transcend ordinary life and make the ideal real. It depends on a special combination of mystery and grace. Too much information breaks the spell.

I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure. I cannot even spell the word.

Sin is still sin – no matter how you spell it.

When you have a different name, people just kind of take the liberty to spell it how they want.

Over a spell of about three years, I played a series of roles that were, for me, all very different, but most of them came out within a six-month period. They all dealt with a kind of dark territory that in some cases had been mined before in movies.

I use a pseudonym, because my real name is very difficult to pronounce, to remember, and to spell. And many people who have been talking about me on television have yet to pronounce it correctly.

Jeff Gannon
I’m very lucky that my husband is a true partner in child-rearing. If I get home late, he gets home early or vice-versa. I travel more, and he’s able to spell me when I’m gone.

There’s a special gut-check moment the first time you write a scene in which somebody casts a spell.

I think the idea of fact-checking, I think the idea that you come up through a system where you know how to cover night cops, and then you go on, and you go on to various beats, including writing obituaries, and you get names right, you know how to spell them, really has some advantages to it.

I’ve literally, in my entire life I’ve had two guys come up to me and ask me out. Other than that I have had to go and try to like spend time with them, or sort of start the conversation, basically like spell it out in a Sharpie, like, you know?

Seeing Shakespeare in the Park, for me, it’s just this side of feeling like you’ve witnessed some kind of magic. It’s this spell that you’re under, to be part of that!

When I started doing stand-up again, a lot of it was coming from an angrier place, and I quickly learned that doesn’t spell a good time in a comedy club.

The last loan spell, at Reading, was the one I enjoyed most. The manager, Jose Gomes, put a lot of faith in me and helped me develop.

I didn’t know a single person who had ever been there. I wasn’t even sure how to spell Chechnya.

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

I can’t even get people to spell my name right in my own biography!

I tell myself that some names can be mistakes, like Mxyplyzyk, a store in New York that lost customers because few could spell its name to look up the address. I tell myself that lots of writers agonize over titles, and often get them wrong at first.

I learned to knit in 2002, six months after my 5-year-old daughter, Grace, died suddenly from a virulent form of strep. I was unable to read or write, and friends suggested I take up knitting; almost immediately I fell under its spell.

Romney economics would spell disaster for America’s middle class. In this economy there are shipbuilders and ship wreckers.

Spell check exists for a reason.

Three letters send a chill down the spine of the enemy: SAS. Those letters spell out one clear message. Don’t mess with Britain!

If you live through the initial stage of fame and get past it, and remember thats not who you are. If you live past that, then you have a hope of maybe learning how to spell the word artist.

We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.

Perhaps if you are in support functions waiting on the warfighters to spell out the specifics of what you are to do, you can avoid the consequences of not reading. Those who must adapt to overcoming an independent enemy’s will are not allowed that luxury.

I was dyslexic and didn’t know it until I was 31. Couldn’t do math, spell, or tell left from right – left was the elbow that stuck out the window while I drove.

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.

And for government and a bunch of men in government, frankly, to get between a woman and her provider is downright dangerous, especially when most of them can’t even spell endometriosis, much less tell you what it means.

When I was in high school, I fell under the spell of that crazy idea that if you’re interested in the arts, you can’t be interested in science.

You go to traffic court in many locations throughout the country, and you can spell justice – J-U-S-T dash U-S. Just us.

There was only a little spell at Wigan, when I first signed there, when I wasn’t in the team every week.

I worked for a brief spell as a journalist, but soon I discovered that I didn’t want to be a journalist – I wanted to be a historian.

I had a spell no more striking than other people of my job description. I did all the things you weren’t supposed to do. I had a motto: When in doubt, try it. I went out and committed experience.

The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in some kind of autumn afternoon light, and seeing it exclusively in the bitter chill of midnight breaks the spell of even the best of games.

Adam Gopnik
I don’t think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I’m not sure he even knows how to spell Aids.

Elizabeth Taylor
Out of five hundred who speak glibly of love, not one can spell the first letter of his name.

Marie de France
The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.

George Sand
The only person who has artistic control is the director, and ‘director’ is how you spell God in Hollywood.

There was a little spell when we had no real leadership at the top but we’ve always had quality people here, lovely characters to whom Sunderland means an awful lot.

Lee Cattermole
Other kids could read, other kids could write, other kids could spell, they could do math. I felt like an alien. I felt like an outcast. I felt like, ‘What is going to happen to me?’

‘Do you spell it with a ‘V’ or a ‘W’?’ inquired the judge. ‘That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord’.

On a shelf above my computer are five letters that spell out W-R-I-T-E. Just in case I forget why I’m there. I also have ‘Wonder Woman‘ paraphernalia from when I wrote five issues of the comic, and pictures of my husband and kids.

No one has to learn to spell to talk, right? You see a little kid holding a conversation with an adult. He probably doesn’t know the words he’s saying, but he knows where to fit them to make what he’s thinking logical to what you’re saying.

A word is an arbitrary label – that’s the foundation of linguistics. But many people think otherwise. They believe in word magic: that uttering a spell, incantation, curse, or prayer can change the world. Don’t snicker: Would you ever say, ‘Nothing has gone wrong yet’ without looking for wood to knock?

We have a reputation here in the Pelican State for daring to be different. We live in parishes, not counties. We spend our holidays throwing beads at people lining the street. We cook differently. We speak differently – we spell differently. There is no place in the country that compares to Louisiana.

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

I guess I’m kind of a mutt. I was born in the U.S., my parents are from Mexico, and I grew up in Switzerland. It’s weird because I sound American, but I spell theater ‘theatre‘ with the ‘r’ before the ‘e’.

The business of the advertiser is to see that we go about our business with some magic spell or tune or slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds.

In the league, if you have a bad spell, then you are running behind.

I cheated once on a spelling test. I didn’t know how to spell period. I leaned over the desk and looked at someone else‘s paper. I was probably ten or something like that.

How do you spell the name of the Irish prime minister? It sounds like ‘teeshuck’, but we spell it ‘taoiseach.’ We respect foreign spellings these days – a sign of our more egalitarian times, perhaps.

My first loan spell I was 18. I went to Crewe, and I felt I’d scored all these goals for Liverpool‘s youth teams and I’d go to League One and it would be the same. I quickly found out that it wasn’t. It took me to come back, captain the U23 side for a year and a half to really get my confidence back.

I hope I cast a spell on other people in the kitchen. I like to experiment.

I had one of those farcical bar mitzvahs where they spell out the words phonetically on index cards, and you don’t even know what you’re saying.

Francisco Goldman
I think that our future has lost that capital F we used to spell it with. The science fiction future of my childhood has had a capital F – it was assumed to be an American Future because America was the future. The Future was assumed to be inherently heroic, and a lot of other things, as well.

I like to watch batsmen who will entertain and, as things stand, an opening spell from Jimmy Anderson is about as good as it gets.

The way my brain processes information is quite odd. I mean, I have Attention Deficit Disorder and another learning disability I can’t even spell. I don’t even have a high school diploma. I’m smart, but you can’t prove it on paper.

There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages.

A lot of time, I’d spell things in standard English instead of phonetically because I want people to understand what’s going on. It’s also very lyrical, and the great thing about lyrical prose is even when you’re not totally sure of the words, you can be swayed by the musicality of it.