Packing quotes:

  • Packing is my pet hate. -- Seal
  • Packing is always a nightmare. -- Stefanie Powers
  • Packing is chiefly planning -- if it is -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. -- Ben Hecht
  • There was so little I wanted to carry. Packing my backpack took me all of four minutes -- Aspen Matis
  • In 'Packing for Mars,' I tried to convey the importance of getting young people interested in science. -- Mary Roach
  • Packing lunches and going over menus is a great way to make small changes in the way your kids eat. -- Marcus Samuelsson
  • I've never had an easy relationship with critics. I hold a lot of homicide in my heart. If this was another time, I'd be packing a piece. -- Jim Dine
  • I have learnt that I am incapable of packing the right amount of clothing, probably because I start 10 minutes before I'm supposed to leave, and that I truly hate airports. -- Marcus Brigstocke
  • Packing all of your belongings into a U-Haul and then transporting them across several states is nearly as stressful and futile as trying to run away from lava in swim fins -- Allie Brosh
  • I'm very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place. I never change a rule. I hardly use anything in the hotel room. I wheel my own wardrobe in and that's it. -- Charlie Watts
  • It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing, it's the best smile in the world; and there's nobody hurt, and the well's under control. -- Red Adair
  • I realized early on, maybe better than some of my competitors did, that a textile business can run only if you have scale. I decided to horizontally and vertically integrate, adding everything from spinning, dyeing, weaving, and stitching to processing and packing. -- Mian Muhammad Mansha
  • Packing is important because a lot of times I have to go places where I have to be in four different climates in three weeks. For example, Bosnia, Ireland, Rome. Different parts of Italy. You have to pack and get it down to a science. -- Sandra Cisneros
  • Don't treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used. And don't try to give me that nerd argument that your heart is a 'Batman' with a limited-edition silver bat-erang and therefore if it stays in its original packing it increases in value. -- Amy Poehler
  • Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment. -- Bob Feller
  • If I'd known how much packing I'd have to do, I'd have run again. -- Harry S. Truman
  • If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. -- Cesare Pavese
  • There is always a sadness about packing. I guess you wonder if where you're going is as good as where you've been. -- Richard Proenneke
  • Heaven'll be our last move!-No baggage, no luggage, no hard journey, no packing, no long travel! It may be a long way, but it may be closer than you think! -- David Berg
  • I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night. -- Khaled Hosseini
  • A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful. -- John Jay Chapman
  • Yes; my brother Bobby used to distribute records at King Records. I had a job there, too, packing records up and shipping them off. But I always wanted to play sessions at Stax, so I figured out a way to do it. -- Donald Dunn
  • Today she met me at the door, said I would have to choose, if I picked up that fishing rod today, she'd be packing all her things and she'd be gone by noon....well I'm gonna miss her when I get home tonight. -- Brad Paisley
  • To me, the most worrisome part of traveling comes before any of the traveling actually occurs: the suitcase-packing process. It's a challenging and anxiety-filled process - I am caught between wanting my suitcase to be light and worrying I am going to need every single item in my bedroom. -- Laura Marano
  • I'm obsessed with packing in as much work as possible during each day, simply because there is only so much time you have in a lifetime. There is nothing better than to go home at night and know that you've done everything that you could do to accomplish your work -- Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • My worst job was packing animal feed in a warehouse in Gloucestershire when I was a student. It was a very strange environment. It was hung heavy with oat dust, the place was infested with mice, and everyone who worked there was over 60, and I was 18. It was crazy. Apologies to anyone who works in animal-feed packing industry and loves it. -- Simon Pegg
  • Food security is not in the supermarket. It's not in the government. It's not at the emergency services division. True food security is the historical normalcy of packing it in during the abundant times, building that in-house larder, and resting easy knowing that our little ones are not dependent on next week's farmers' market or the electronic cashiers at the supermarket. -- Joel Salatin
  • I get ideas about what's essential when packing my suitcase. -- Diane von Furstenberg
  • If I'd known how much packing I'd have to do, I'd have run again. -- Harry S. Truman
  • My hobbies are mountain biking, horseback riding and packing, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, camping, cooking, and skiing. -- Douglas Preston
  • I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel - packing my bags and choosing my outfits - but my favourite part is getting there. -- Dominic Monaghan
  • I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado. -- Mary Cheney
  • If I were packing for a deserted island, I would bring sunscreen, a water purifier, something to start a fire with, my sister, and something for protection. -- Gracie Gold
  • Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing in our carry-on luggage - anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint. -- David Neeleman
  • People had this idea about becoming rock stars packing stadiums instead of having the goal of becoming what musicians used to be in terms of how they would perform and connect people. -- Amanda Palmer
  • Also, there are seats in the diner that always fall off the table. If you have a scene where you're packing up at the end of the day and putting them on the table, they just slide off. -- Dannii Minogue
  • Five, Six, Seven, Nate!' opens on my 13-year-old protagonist packing up a duffel bag and bidding his Midwestern town goodbye, heading off to start rehearsals for his New York City debut in 'E.T.: The Musical.' -- Tim Federle
  • Trapped in the bureaucracy nightmare, real families suffer when the big banks and their servicers force foreclosures. The emotional toll on children packing up their rooms and on parents struggling to find a temporary roof is a deep one. -- Sheldon Whitehouse
  • If I'm going away for longer than a week I take a suitcase and check it in but I'm good at packing light and quick - years of modelling, travelling and living out of a suitcase has trained me well. -- Lisa Snowdon
  • I love the routine. I love getting up in the morning and getting breakfast and packing lunches and doing the school run. Those things are really important to me. Because I think that those small but key moments are crucial for a kid. -- Kate Winslet
  • I hate actual newspapers. In my opinion, they are only good for wrapping up presents or cleaning mirrors. Or packing boxes. Or stuffing into knee-high boots to help retain their shape. Or using for fun crafts. Okay, I don't hate actual newspapers, I guess. -- Jasika Nicole
  • Crucial to understanding federalism in modern day America is the concept of mobility, or 'the ability to vote with your feet.' If you don't support the death penalty and citizens packing a pistol - don't come to Texas. If you don't like medicinal marijuana and gay marriage, don't move to California. -- Rick Perry
  • In moments when I question if I should be having kids, I think of all those phone calls from my sister-in-law, in which, 3,000 miles away, I hear my nephews screaming for her attention. I tell her I have to go because I am packing to leave for Europe, and her tone flatlines: 'That must be nice.' -- Beth Ditto
  • just in case" is the curse of packing -- Alexandra Potter
  • Never insult seven men when all your packing is a six-shooter. -- Zane Grey
  • On game day, I'm as nervous as a pig in a packing plant. -- Darrell Royal
  • He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable. -- Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • That face. That body. And you know he's packing. Look at the angle on that dangle. -- Jeaniene Frost
  • I know I said sometimes I wear clothes but apparently I lied...I'm only packing swimsuits. -- Kate Upton
  • I like to think of Doritos as emotional packing material to safeguard the feelings I've swallowed. -- Dana Gould
  • It was great growing up a nomad. To this day I still love hiking and back packing. -- Jared Leto
  • You see that who you are isn't moving in time. Time is describing the incarnations, the packing changes. -- Ram Dass
  • It's a hard slog doing promotion, but its nothing compared to working in a factory packing meat pies or whatever. -- Felix Buxton
  • Some days I really love being a mom, and some days I don't! It's crazy - I'm tired of packing lunches! -- Michelle Monaghan
  • I have always been a nomad and I have mastered the art of packing! I always say: pack lightly, live lightly. -- Diane von Furstenberg
  • Wilderness areas are first of all a series of sanctuaries for the primitive arts of wilderness travel, especially canoeing and packing. -- Aldo Leopold
  • We're all travelers in this world. From the sweet grass to the packing house. Birth 'til death. We travel between the eternities. -- Robert Duvall
  • I'm very bad at packing. It ends up being a circus, throwing everything in there. You never want to come up short. -- Drew Storen
  • When you get back from a trip, make a note of what you didn't wear. This will avoid packing it unnecessarily next time. -- Robert Powell
  • Because we allow handguns. When you know someone in the crowd might be packing a rod, it can't help but rush your timing. -- Emo Philips
  • I'm fifty-one years old, but I'm not through yet. I have lived a full life, and intend packing in quite a lot more. -- Hedy Lamarr
  • When Asian people grow up fast they go to college at 13. White people grow up fast it's about fudge packing and triple D's at 13. -- Adam Carolla
  • Death, and darkness get you packing, Nothing now to man is lacking, All your triumphs now are ended, And what Adam marred, is mended. -- Henry Vaughan
  • Writing, and its theatre of operation, is better than working shifts packing frozen sausages; that's all I need to think about if I'm having difficulties. -- Sarah Hall
  • I've worked everywhere. I worked in a warehouse packing surf supplies, a restaurant washing dishes, in retail, and I was a 'sandwich artist' at Subway. -- Margot Robbie
  • Brian seemed to be in a state of confusion. I thought of packing my bags and going home. The squad seemed to me to be rudderless. -- Mike Catt
  • She only felt that the candle would burn better, the packing go easier, the world be happier, if she could give and receive some human love. -- E. M. Forster
  • I knew then that the fewer items I was acquiring, dusting, packing, moving, and lugging around in life would free up my energy and time to create -- Dorothy Breininger
  • Making those CDs, signing them, numbering them, packing them. It takes hundreds of hours, but it's worth it because I'm able to do the thing I love. -- Michael Gira
  • Ah, I like the look of packing crates! A household in preparation for a journey! ... Something full of the flow of life, do you understand? Movement, progress ... -- Lorraine Hansberry
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  • If woman wants to have kids and work a little less she has a big disadvantage compared to a male colleague who has a stay-at-home wife packing his suitcases. -- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
  • A werewolf tossed me against a giant packing crate while I was trying to rescue a frightened young girl who'd been kidnapped by an evil witch and a drug lord. -- Patricia Briggs
  • It's really hard to be on stage and packing your gear when people who just saw you play are in the room, because they all just want to talk to you. -- Grimes
  • To really love Joan Didion‚??to have been blown over by things like the smell of jasmine and the packing list she kept by her suitcase‚??you have to be female. -- Caitlin Flanagan
  • Let's say you have to catch a plane, and you are packing your suitcase and moving fast. Most people would call that stress. Most people live stressed like that all the time. -- Eckhart Tolle
  • I've seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags. -- Gina Gershon
  • I've commissioned an adaptation of 'The Jungle', by Upton Sinclair, a story of a young immigrant from Lithuania to the meat-packing industry of Chicago in 1904, and the rise of the unions in America. -- David Schwimmer
  • Scarlett, I'm a bad influence on you and if you have any sense you will send me packing - if you can. I'm very hard to get rid of. But I'm bad for you. -- Margaret Mitchell
  • Directing is a mixture of compromise and perfectionism. When you lose the judgment of which is more important at any particular moment, you're time is over. They find you out and send you packing. -- Danny Boyle
  • When I heard the gunshots, though, I knew - knew beyond the shadow of a doubt - that somewhere in Los Angeles Bette Davis was on the prowl and packing heat. ("Shadows From The Screen") -- Richard Valley