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It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.
The do-it-yourself version of pensions is a flop, as many Americans have painfully learned.
The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
You know what I think happened? After 'Rocky,' I was almost set up in the eyes of the media to make a flop.
The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.
Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence.
After you do a joke a few times, you have material that you know works. Although sometimes I have a joke that has worked a bunch of times and then one night it'll flop. And that's when I really take a hard look at myself and say: 'Well, that crowd is obviously wrong. That crowd has absolutely no idea what it's talking about.'
One of the biggest mistakes people make when they cook for other people is to think that it has to be fancy and elaborate. This results in enormous expense and nine days of labor, plus you end up trying to assemble a croquembouche in front of your guests and everyone's experiencing flop sweat.
If you have a flop movie, so what? And if you have a hit movie, it's 'so what,' too - it's on to the next movie.
One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.
I think that you get the mood of a song stronger if you get it right that way. On the other hand, you put some songs out live and they don't catch flight. They just flop. It is hard to tell until they are out there.
When I first heard Ray Charles, he was a flop artist on a small label in California. He hadn't sold any records. And I bought his contract for $2,500.
If you have a private firm and you spend a ton of money to pay employees, but what you produce is a flop, there will be no value to GDP. But government spending all gets counted as contributing to economic growth. That's why in the early days of creating these measurements, some people didn't want to count government spending.
A couple of flop plays, a death in the family, and it could all collapse.
If I tried to make a commercial album, it would be a complete flop. I have no idea what the world at large likes.
I prefer to remake flops. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop, and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
If I flop, let 'em pan me.
When you flop, that's just another message that you don't know how to play me. Stand up and take your medicine like a man.
I feel very meditative when I ride. A horse does not know whether my movie is a hit or a flop or what is happening in my relationship.
My first film 'Saawariya' was a flop; I don't regret it.
I don't know if a song is going to be a hit or it's going to flop. I never know. I just do the music and if people like it, they like it.
I'd rather share the glory of a hit than star by myself in a flop.
'Howard the Duck!' That's a really interesting movie. I appreciate my career, because I've had a lot of very interesting ups and downs, and most people... That movie is such a famous flop. In a land of a lot of flops, it's kind of awesome to be in a really famous flop. I mean, it's kind of a poster child for flops.
No one tells you what to do if you completely flop at the beginning of a performance.
I don't really get stuck in a time warp where, if my film is a success, I have to keep partying till the next one releases, or if my film is a flop, I keep wallowing in sorrow until the next comes my way. My hard work in each film is always there.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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