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Wrapped Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Wrapped Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

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A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would
enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
- Rudyard Kipling

Pollock also...
wanted one to be wrapped in the painting.
- Robert Rauschenberg

If I get to wrapped up in how I have to be,
or what I have to do, things gradually get worse and worse.
- Namie Amuro


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Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
- Lady Bird Johnson

When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in
the flag and carrying a cross.
- Sinclair Lewis

I don't get wrapped up in technique and the like.
- Fay Godwin

If some of our works are symphonies,
then wrapped walkways was chamber music.
- Christo

But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid,
that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player.
But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
- Tim McGraw

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
- Winston Churchill

A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots.
Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows,
with a harp and sword in my hands.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does
breed violence and intolerance.
- Timothy Radcliffe

To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested,
that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
- George H. Mead

We have created indoor installations inside museums,
like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968,
and not monumental at all by any standards.
- Christo

Everything worthwhile, everything of any value,
has its price.
Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
- Loretta Young

When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books.
That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.
- Mike Tyson

At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood
and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption.
- E. Stanley Jones

I wrapped that Monday and started on my third episode
for Miss Match on Thursday of that same week and we
just wrapped yesterday cause it was split over the holiday.
- Charisma Carpenter

For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped
in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.
- Mary Lou Retton

Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes,
otherwise quite naked.
- Zebulon Pike

People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.
- Nadine Gordimer

Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around.
If people go to those movies, then yes,
that's true, big-time success.
If not, it's much ado about nothing.
- Matt Damon

Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque,
armed with logical sentences and inalienable words.
- Anatole Broyard

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

Once upon a time there was an old country,
wrapped up in habit and caution.
We have to transform our old France into a new country
and marry it to its time.
- Charles de Gaulle

People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
- Benjamin Franklin

The thing you notice here after America is how refreshingly
ordinary people look because they haven't had their
chin wrapped around the back of their ears.
- Ian Mckellen

Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when
I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice,
it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it.
- Robbie Fowler

I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers
which was a pretty big break for me.
- Bradley Cooper

When How Green Was My Valley finally wrapped,
I thought John Ford was a walking god.
- Maureen O'Hara

I found this national debt, doubled,
wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
- Barack Obama

I wrapped "Buffy" and I always felt on "Buffy" that
they wanted to keep me younger for a specific reason.
It seemed like I was getting younger every year that I was on the show.
I think there was a reference to me being 15,
then 14.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

Chocolate is the first luxury.
It has so many things wrapped up in it:
Deliciusness in the moment,
childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling
of getting a reward for being good.
- Mariska Hargitay

What I needed most was to love and to be loved,
eager to be caught.
Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me;
and sure enough,
I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy,
by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
- Saint Augustine

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much.
I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital
so I could have all my women together.
- Al Roker

When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices,
hard and harsh and loud.
The baby was not wrapped in any shroud.
The mother made no sound.
Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag,
which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that,
because each one of our projects has its own book.
The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian.
- Christo

I think that it's not as crazily different,
my job, from anyone else's, as people let themselves believe.
I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is,
but it's really not that.
- Jennifer Garner

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible
to consider other things in my life.
My marriage ended in divorce because of this,
my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
- Jim Carrey

I wrap the potential for bitterness,
resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness
and just set it down.
Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's always a combination of physics and poetry that I find inspiring.
It's hard to wrap your head around things like the Hubble scope.
- Tom Hanks

A newspaper that you're not reading can be used for anything;
and the same people didn't think it was immoral to
wrap their garbage in newspaper.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement:
You know,
wrap your hands around some money, right?
- Russell Simmons

Plays close, movies wrap and TV series eventually get cancelled,
and we were cancelled in three season.
- George Takei

Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams,
Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.
- William Butler Yeats

If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in person.
- Ralph Bunche

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap
himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn
the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.
- Craig Washington

If you wish to preserve your secret,
wrap it up in frankness.
- Alexander Smith

Carbon is probably a bit harder to wrap since it's procedural.
- Bill Hayden

Wrap parties can be really sad, actually,
disorienting.
- Josh Lucas

It's weird, It's really weird to be called a breakout star.
And some people are referring to my show as the new 'Friends',
which I can't really even wrap my head around.
- Lizzy Caplan

Women do feel like they're in a box.
Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women
up in a neat little package.
- Sherilyn Fenn

We've got guys who aren't wrapping guys up...
No matter how hard you hit them, you've still got to wrap them up.
- Tony Dungy

I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing,
and I try to wrap it up and start new material.
- Kate Clinton

I can wrap my legs around my neck.
- Janice Dickinson

President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting
government off the backs of the people and now he demands
that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
- Ralph Nader

Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious
or subconscious tendencies,
form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience.
- Muhammad Iqbal

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand.
They don't wrap fish in our work.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow
the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people.
- George Galloway

It's not the last one.
Five's out, six is coming out in November,
that's a single chapter, and then seven is the big horrifying one.
And I think a couple after that to wrap the thing up.
- Eddie Campbell

I love playing Jim.
I love working with this cast and the opportunity to
come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me.
Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise.
- Jason Biggs

For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book.
I got so involved with this character and I was so
sad when the movie was over that when I got home and
I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.
- Salma Hayek

As Erykah Badu, it has nothing to do with me,
the way I look, my hair wrap, my style,
it's about you and what you feel for my music.
If I can make you feel like the way that people who
influenced me made me feel,
that's completion.
- Erykah Badu

I'm glad I have an outlet.
I don't think I would put my aggression elsewhere,
but working on the projects I have worked on,
you tend to benefit personally from trying to wrap
your head around the way other people look at the world.
- Ryan Gosling

When our minds as people normally starts to wrap around things,
we start to attach all these ideas to it that really
aren't that necessary to the core of it,
if you just experience it and kind of go through it.
- Josh Holloway

The State of the Union may look rosy from the White
House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors.
But hardworking Americans will see through this president's
efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
- Howard Dean

My father never felt the need to wrap himself in anybody's mantle.
He never felt the need to pretend to be anybody else.
This is their administration.
This is their war.
If they can't stand on their own two feet,
well, they're no Ronald Reagans, that's for sure.
- Ron Reagan


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