46 Total Quotes

Tom Jones Quotes

I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time.
Tom Jones
#American Actress #Media

The elementary schools are doing a great job, but the middle schools are losing future music students.
Tom Jones
#Future

[Other musicians expressed their sorrow.] He was an unassuming, quiet, great musician, ... Just a lovely man, he was.
Tom Jones
#Man

The first quarter was like a boxing match, with a big punch here, and a punch there.
Tom Jones
#Boxing

We can't put the kids in that situation; it's just too dangerous. And it's secondary. With what the people down there are dealing with, that's the main priority, not a football game.
Tom Jones
#Kids

Let's not complain about why things don't work. Let's see if we can come up with something that we can all get behind.
Tom Jones
#Work

We were extremely pleased with the quantity and quality of business plan summaries we received for consideration and we were challenged to narrow the field to a manageable number to accommodate the logistics of the fair. Each of the presenting companies has a compelling business plan and we expect to see angel investors giving a good, hard look at each of these deals during the Angel Fair.
Tom Jones
#Business

We will up our competition every meet, and next weekend's is one of the tougher ones we'll have this year with three of the top five or six teams in the country coming in. We have a long way to go, and we have to get some girls healthy.
Tom Jones
#Competition

Black people are killing black people. That's what it is.
Tom Jones
#Killing

If you look at most of the communities where poverty exists, it's predominantly black. It's not happening in Hyde Park. It's happening in predominantly black neighborhoods. What else would you expect to see other than black-on-black crimes?
Tom Jones
#Poverty

You're dealing with a new society of kids, kids who will shoot you to get ahead.
Tom Jones
#Kids

I don't know for sure if he'll go on a mission. But it's something he has said he wants to do, and he wants to have that option when it's time to decide.
Tom Jones
#Mission

I hear a lot of people say buyouts are not the answer to the flooding problem and it's not, but it's the only thing we can get our hands on now, ... Whether their homes cost $30,000 or $300,000 this should be made available to them.
Tom Jones
#People

We want to test ourselves, see the progress we've made against bodies other than the UB offense and get a feel for where we are, what we need to do, and take it into the season.
Tom Jones
#Progress

Hopefully, we can use the smaller building to work out of while they renovate the bigger building. They have a 165-seat auditorium, so we can use it for some programs.
Tom Jones
#Work

He hasn't given me any real hints. But I know BYU and Arizona State are both schools he's giving a lot of thought to.
Tom Jones
#Giving

We're paying the Russians $21 million an astronaut to go to the space station. We're called the only superpower, and yet we don't have space flight capability _ this is not the message to send to our young engineers and scientists.
Tom Jones
#Space

My worry is that if we stand down the shuttles entirely and something drastic happens on the space station, like a debris strike, for instance, the Russian support ships won't be able to respond. You can't do repairs up there without a shuttle.
Tom Jones
#Space

I've never seen anyone with the natural ability of Stanley and the vision Stanley has. The combination of the speed and power and ability to make any play a big play.
Tom Jones
#Ability

Our kids have gotten a lot healthier since the fall. We're getting a little healthier each week, and each week we are getting more fit. I expect to see some more NCAA provisional and automatic marks in the upcoming weeks.
Tom Jones
#Kids

We can start using that building for special events on weekends and some of the upcoming holidays, maybe start a community orchestra or community choir.
Tom Jones
#Events

And it works the other way, too. You can make mistakes, and the weather may rescue you.
Tom Jones
#Mistakes

I thought it was very positive. They're pleased with the progress they've made in the past six years, and they've performed some miracles in energizing learning.
Tom Jones
#Past

To me, that was a function of them working efficiently together. But also with the community being willing to lock arms with the schools. We know that if kids don't go to school, it's not just your problem, it's everybody's problem. So I consider that part of it.
Tom Jones
#Community

Basically, those who want a custom-made bike deal with him (Adams) and the sales aspects go through our retail side. There are less than 10 businesses in the United States that have this combination.
Tom Jones
#Custom

He is definitely tapping into a younger age base. Some of his peers have been building for 30 years and they tend to attract an older client base. He's part of a new breed of bicycle frame builders that is interpreting the growing custom bicycle market with fresh designs such as the single speed and bike messenger styles.
Tom Jones
#Age And Aging

He loved the area and the people.
Tom Jones
#People

Cooking was his passion. He lived in the kitchen, practically.
Tom Jones
#Cooking

Most of the cops and the council people do not live in these neighborhoods, so how in the hell are they going to tell you what's going on in there?
Tom Jones
#Hell