Parade Quotes

Quotes tagged as "parade" (showing 1-22 of 22)
Margaret Cho
“I was like, Am I gay? Am I straight? And I realized...I'm just slutty. Where's my parade?”
Margaret Cho

Morgan Matson
“And she kept following the truck, like we were a very small parade, waving and waving, until Frank took the curve in the road and then she was gone.”
Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone

Dean Koontz
“There's always a parade, Howie. When it's something you can't ever join but only watch, then it's a parade”
Dean Koontz, Darkness Under the Sun

Rebecca Solnit
“A procession is a participants' journey, while a parade is a performance with an audience.”
Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking

“[The main road was] now teeming with people carrying torches, pitchforks, and rakes, and one very confused man who apparently had mistaken the mob for a parade and was marching around with a Swedish flag.”
Cuthbert Soup, Another Whole Nother Story

Robert Ardrey
“There is a virtue, I must presume, in shamelessness, since by placing on parade the things one does not know, one discovers that no one else knows either.”
Robert Ardrey, The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry Into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations

“When people try to rain on your parade,...pee on theirs”
Josh Stern, And That's Why I'm Single: What Good Is Having A Lucky Horseshoe Up Your Butt When The Horse Is Still Attached?

Anthony  Ryan
“What do you think the world is if not just an endless parade of madness? To make war is madness. To seek power is madness." She laughed louder, throwing her arms wide. "And madness is glorious!”
Anthony Ryan, Queen of Fire

Cassandra Clare
“You're raining on my parade."
"It's a pretty wet parade already, if you hadn't noticed.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

Enock Maregesi
“Katika nyuma geuka ya gwaride, wa kwanza anakuwa wa mwisho, wa mwisho anakuwa wa kwanza. Geuka, ukifika mwisho wa njia. Huo ndiyo mwanzo wa njia nyingine.”
Enock Maregesi

Kamil Ali

A 'Special Day' once a year creates an excuse for neglect on the other 365 days for mothers, fathers & veterans”
Kamil Ali, Profound Vers-A-Tales

Ana Claudia Antunes
“cause we don't hide,
We parade our pride!”
Ana Claudia Antunes, Pierrot & Columbine

Dave Barry
“What happened was, they put me and my co-marshal, author Ridley Pearson, into an antique fire truck along with Daisy Duck and Clarabelle the Cow. I have nothing against either of these veteran Disney characters, but let's be honest, their careers are not currently sizzling, especially in the case of Clarabelle, who hasn't had a hit cartoon since roughly the Civil War.”
Dave Barry, I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood

Christina Engela
“The simple truth of the matter is that people who complain about a peaceful parade which lasts at best one hour in a particular place - ONCE in a whole year - do so out of hatred and intolerance. it isn't just the parade, it is seeing gay and trans people in public - and gay and trans people BEING gay and trans in public. And that is the root of the problem - they HATE gay and trans people.”
Christina Engela, Black Sunrise

“If you want people to parade your organization, aspire to have increase”
Sunday Adelaja

“May all of you who stay behind, wake up and see that life’s a lie,
May all of you breathing today, come to join our tribe of peace!
To all who seek the breath of life, wake up today and see the truth.
To all of you who fear Azrael, why fear the one setting us free?
May all of you who think I’m dead, come see my face in the parade.”

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Showing off is more ridiculous in instances where the thing that is being shown off was bought on credit.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Hunter Murphy
“The wild notes of tuba and trumpet and trombone rattled and hummed through the trees. In the first group of musicians, there were kids as young as fourteen playing the tuba and one kid who probably couldn’t drive banging a bass drum. They stomped together in rhythm to the music. Two ladies had dressed up in what looked like princess outfits. They wore white gloves and socks with tassels.”
Hunter Murphy, Imogene in New Orleans

Eudora Welty
“It is not for nothing that an ominous feeling often attaches itself to a procession. In films and stories we see spectacles forming in the street and parades coming from around the corner, and we know to greet then with distrust and apprehension: their intent is still to be revealed.”
Eudora Welty, On Writing

Shūichi Yoshida
“It was tough coming to the realization that I wasn’t interested in anything, though realizing it didn’t mean I could then immediately find something to engage my interest. I tried to think of something. Maybe I could study a foreign language or study abroad in Rome or somewhere? Or, more realistically, grab some guy I knew and have a destination wedding abroad. But everything I could think of was based on how envious it would make people, not on any genuine interest I might have.”
Shūichi Yoshida, Parade

Shūichi Yoshida
“I hate that word."
"What word?"
"Truth. I don't feel any truth in it.”
Shūichi Yoshida, Parade

“A parade of clouds is often silent without the wind.”
Anthony T. Hincks