Flashcards in good sayings 1 Deck (100):
Julius caesar as a cautionary tale
part and parcel
an essential or integral component
"working together on the problems that are PART AND PARCEL of who we are as Americans" - Republican Congresswoman, Alaska
"stress was PART AND PARCEL of the job"
when something is "put into motion"
how one event puts into motion another event... Coming to Korea "put into motion my intention to...."
to go "one step further"
when someone goes "one step further" to get something done. or take it "one step further" in the goal to _____.
"exhibit A" (when referring to self, pointing to self)
used as a joke, when you're explaining something (ie. getting married in your 20's can work great or not work... "exhibit A")
"an appetite for"
"their appetite, their desire, of something bipartisan"
"a record of"
a record of reaching across the aisle
"flies in the face of"
it flies in the face of what we need to do
"an honest read"
get an honest read of ....
"break through all the noise"
i wonder if this it's what it's come down to... to roll up their sleeves, take matter into their own hands, and BREAK THROUGH ALL THE NOISE"
"roll up their sleeves"
to roll up their sleeves, take matter into their own hands
he "pulled no punches"
"he pulled no punches" - when someone doesn't hold back any punches and throws a lot of criticism
"i have no bandwidth to..."
Mika Brezinski on dealing with Trump after her father passing and mother being ill
People playing "arm chair psychologist"
Kelly anne Conway
... I think this is a non-starter"
it's "a bridge too far"
it's "a bridge too far" for most people I know, its not about republicans and democrats - Nicolle Wallace
"looking in the rearview mirror"
Presidencies look better in the rear view mirror
"the cross hairs"
nobody wants to anger any of those people and end up "in the cross hairs" of [powerful conservative radio hosts]
when someone is posturing for a negotiations
holding someone "in high regard"
it's a "false read of history"
Trump on saying he represents "Pittsburgh not Paris" because Paris fought alongside the US in Afghanistan
its about "innovating our way out of problems"
Wallace on Trump pulling out of the Paris agreement
He "doesn't draw first blood he is a counter puncher"
Kellyanne Conway talking about Donald Trump
He has no bottom
Nicole Wallace on Donald Trump
To respond "in kind"
Kelly Anne Conway "I don't respond in-kind"
Do you see evidence of a smoking gun here
"walks in lockstep"
you're not a guy who "walks in lockstep" with President T.
a meeting "on the promise of"
the promise of information on a political opponent with a foreign entity.
"pulling the plug"
he is willfully blind
"are they going to use their proxies and allies to weaken those bills"
"no appetite for"
when you don't have an appetite for something, figuratively
burden of blame
is this an unfair burden of blame
Between THE hammer and THE anvil
Facing two equally unpleasant, dangerous, or risky alternatives, where the avoidance of one ensures encountering the harm of the other.
He was ....
He became .....
I was between the hammer and the anvil, for if I didn't take out another loan—and go deeper into debt—I could not pay off the debts I already owed.
The police knew with certainty he had drugs in his car, so he became trapped between the hammer and the anvil: either lie to the police, or admit that the drugs belonged to him.
Trying to better your a lot
These were people who were trying to better their lot
The impulse that
You're talking about being in the corporate world and but paying attention to it and that is what Animates your short stories. And when You were in it you were paying attention to it… It's the same and Impulse that causes ... rather than treating it as an encumbrance to your sense of identity you're doing what artist do which is paying attention to the world around you and letting your artistic subconscious transmute it into these short stories.
Suspend the idea that:...
Suspend the narrative....
To be "well-heeled"
Either find a major investor or sell the company to a well-heeled strategic acquirer
To respond"in kind"
Paid him no mind
She’s never made her disdain plain
Comes down the pike
Many of us fall into whatever comes down the pike without ever asking ourselves some very important questions
My heart and my eyes were brimming
Do you think this is an inflection point
No woman or person should suffer those violations to get or maintain a job
It’s a violation of human rights
Pouring oil over water
I’m the one who’s pouring oil over water
I was shepherded into some mentor ships and kindness of others that awoke me to the important of education. Ultimately I went to.... where....
S- Keith FERRAZZI
It’s not my fashion
It was instructive for me to see....
That for ballet dancers, once your technique gets to a certain level... The only thing separates you from others is your quirks or even flaws. (Natalie portman)
To “hold someone to task”
“We Should I knowledge that this is a thinly veiled hypothetical” (Dr. Phil telling Steven Cole bear about the hypothetical Stephen Colbert is bringing up regarding trump)
To be held to task
What if somebody is lying… Can they be held to task for the unbelievable number of lies
It’ll be a diminution of the values that we hold dear
i want to "put this to you"
when you to turn the table over to somebody.
not only is he not rising to the occasion, but he seems to be circling the drain
when shit hits the fan, its every man for himself
close to the vest
they play close to the vest
read the tea leaves
ever since Rapp opened up about his unsavory experience with Spacey, numerous (eerily similar) stories
"throw red meat"
"in the cross fires of"
a "measured" man
my dad is a "measured" man
casting your net wide
in the deepest recesses of your mind/heart/gut
Rank and file
There is strength in numbers
you’re waxing poetic up here about Russia
Baptism by fire
Adam teaching me to surf
I wielded that power irresponsibly
Aparo I had over these women is that they admired me. And I wielded that power irresponsibly. Louis CK
it doesn't pass the smell test
joy behar to lisa bloom
a lot of moving pieces
there were a lot of moving pieces
a crisis conscience
for the republicans, this becomes a crisis of conscience
this is going to consume a lot political oxygen
(going into the next election)
it was well received
no stranger to
im not stranger to anxiety
a break with tradition
in a break with tradition
"truthful hyperbole" - Donal Trump
from his book
breathing sanity into this debate
thank you for breathing sanity into this debate
revolutions as we know from history don't know limits
it's the book end
this revolution is the bookend to the women's march in March
when "the shoe drops"
more shoes will drop
hope springs eternal
"well, hope springs eternal" - joy behar on being excited that every bit of news is closer to his impeachment
and i have it in good authority that
and i have it in good authority that john mccain has this picture hanging on his wall (i have confirmation that)
they've "turned up the volume" and "beating a loud drum"
the NYT has really turned up the volume on this story
sympathetic to a cause
when racists think they have a president who is sympathetic to their cause
"to great effect"
outside russian actors have manipulated FB to great effect
waiting for the shoe to drop
reality is a brutal companion
sarah jessica parker
Arching towards normalcy
We’re arching towards normalcy now
i was so taken
i was so taken by it (SJP)
to eclipse something
im hoping that the good eclipses anything else that's been more recently said (SJP)
putting wool over the eyes