Names Quotes

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

In real life, there are names that surprise us because they don't seem to suit the person at all.

Krzysztof Kieslowski

My name may have buoyancy enough to float upon the sea of time.

Richard Watson Gilder

Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.

W. H. Auden

A name is a kind of face whereby one is known; wherefore taking a false name is a kind of visard whereby men disguise themselves.

Thomas Fuller

Great names degrade instead of elevating those who know not how to sustain them.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Name is a fence and within it you are nameless.

Samuli Paronen

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Call a spade a spade.

Robert Burton

Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.

Dennis Frakes

I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name. How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna? I would either have ended up a nun or this.

Madonna

I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.

Ian Williams

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Bill Vaughn

A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.

William Hazlitt

Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.

Thomas Love Peacock

A good name, like good will,is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.

Unknown

The Eskimos had 52 names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

I have little interest in cricket. People are crazy about cricket and we feel happy when our country wins. The names of Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Shoaib Akhtar all come to my mind once I think about cricket. These are legends of Pakistani cricket.

Rana Bhagwandas

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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