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Mmmm... the comedy that matters is the comedy you pull out of thin air. It's a bit like when something funny has happened and you try to explain it to someone else and end up saying, 'You had to be there.'
I don't think I'm too thin at all. I understand when people say, 'Well your face gets gaunt,' but to get your bottom half to be the right size, your face might have to be a little gaunt. You choose your battles.
When the whistle blew and the call stretched thin across the night, one had to believe that any journey could be sweet to the soul.
Charles Tennyson Turner
There are no living beings who exert more power over others, pound for pound, than tiny babies and extremely thin moguls.
Rich cultures, patriarchal cultures, value thin women, like ours; poor ones value fat women. But all patriarchal cultures value weak women. So for women to become physically strong is very profound.
When I was in my teens, I was very, very keen on being the author of a book. What the book was was secondary. I wanted it to be in hardback. I didn't care how thick or thin it was, and I didn't actually care what it was about.
When cutting staff at the Pentagon, don't eliminate the thin layer that assures civilian control.
I know the pain of somebody who's too thin and the pain of somebody that people say is too big.
In the world of acting, many are thin but few are talented.
I've always been a thin girl. I'm not going to be fat, ever. Let's get that straight. Whitney is not going to be fat, ever. Okay?
Any people whose lives are about the way they look, whether it's fat or thin, are in a dangerous area.
I don't think I'm unusual in preferring my laptop to be thin and light.
The world starts to exist, for Americans, when we are in conflict with a place. And then all of a sudden, Afghanistan pops up on the TV screen and it becomes a place. And it exists for three weeks, and then it disappears into thin air.
Americans like fat books and thin women.
I think clothes hang beautifully on thin women.
You size up someone physically in less than one second - too tall, too short, too fat, too thin, too old, too young, too stuffy, too scruffy.
Well, at least I'm not too thin. I eat.
Helena Bonham Carter
A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
Big women do themselves a disservice when they attempt to become the Righteous Fat (the Righteous Thin are bad enough, all that running around and sweating, somehow believing it means anything).
Corporations hope that the right concept will turn things around overnight. This is what you might call the crash-diet approach: starve yourself for a few days and you'll be thin for life.
The biggest change in my life is that I now have to apologize for being thin.
Some women are naturally thin. But there needs to be an appreciation for a variety of types of women because we don't all come in one package. We're not pre-destined to all be a size six.
I've always been thin. If you go back to when we first started I've always been skinny.
On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis, and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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