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My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
– Harrison Birtwistle
The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces.
– Howard Staunton
I have Tom Ford, Gucci, Saint Laurent, McQueen, and odd pieces that I’ve just acquired because I happened to have come across them and felt they have some historical resonance.
– Hamish Bowles
If, during the course of the game, it be discovered that any error or illegality has been committed in the moves of the pieces, the moves must be retraced, and the necessary correction made, without penalty.
I was hospitalized five times in 2011 because of my skiing. Fracturing my left shoulder twice, snapping my anterior cruciate ligament once and smashing my scapula into five pieces.
– Heather Mills
The kimono, haori, and girdle, and even the long hanging sleeves, have only parallel seams, and these are only tacked or basted, as the garments, when washed, are taken to pieces, and each piece, after being very slightly stiffened, is stretched upon a board to dry.
– Isabella Bird
Iron which is brought near a spiral of copper wire, traversed by an electrical current, becomes magnetic, and then attracts other pieces of iron, or a suitably placed steel magnet.
– Hermann von Helmholtz
I felt that the Fed had always been the agency that picked up the pieces when there was a financial crisis, and it was invented to do exactly that.
– Janet Yellen
There are bits and pieces of me probably in every one of my 35 or so books.
– Jerry Spinelli
Even clingfilm – if it’s gone over a salad bowl, take it off, use it again. I wash out carrier bags; I save brown paper from parcels. I save string; I save ribbons. I separate all my bits and pieces.
– Joanna Lumley
It’s logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces.
– Jose Carreras
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
– Jerry Seinfeld
Hors D’oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
– Jack Benny
I write very, very slowly, and for me, I have to summon all sorts of resources to make one of these pieces work.
– Junot Diaz
I just want pieces of the world.
– Jada Pinkett Smith
I don’t have a disregard for my reader in humor pieces.
– Ian Frazier
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.
– Jean Cocteau
On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us, we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped, and literally cut into pieces.
– Buffalo Bill
I like to play around with mixing high-end with more affordable pieces.
– Ashley Madekwe
I like pieces that have everyday appeal and can be worn anywhere!
I don’t watch the show – only bits and pieces of all of them. The only one I sat through was the pilot.
– Calista Flockhart
When there’s a status quo, usually what shakes everybody up is some sort of military confrontation, at which point we all come running and screaming to pick up the pieces.
– Abdullah II of Jordan
I’ve always drawn on bits and pieces of my own life.
– Armistead Maupin
I make a lot of pieces of music that I never release as CDs.
– Brian Eno
I don’t like to sell my finest pieces.
– Beatrice Wood
I tend to like the most basic pieces with the perfect fit and fabric, like a simple tank.
– Alexander Wang
My favourite finds are often antique pieces with a history.
– Alice Temperley
‘Fragile,’ of course, was a very successful album for us, especially here in the States. It had a lot of solo pieces on it, though.
– Chris Squire
I had a few stories and longer pieces published, but my first proper novel came in 2003, called ‘Dead I Well May Be.’
– Adrian McKinty
I assemble my ideas in pieces on a computer file, then gradually find a place for them on a piece of scaffolding I erect.
– Alain de Botton