Top 549 Just Because Quotes

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“Just because I don’t show six-pack abs doesn’t mean that I don’t have them.”

― Abhishek Bachchan

“Seriously, ‘Honey Boo Boo’ is the decay of Western civilization. Just because so many people watch the show doesn’t mean it’s good.”

― Adam Levine

“Just because I have two world records, everyone assumes that means automatically it is two guaranteed gold medals, but it isn’t like that, and anything can happen in a race.”

― Adam Peaty

“It has gotten worse as I’m becoming more successful. My nerves. Just because there’s a bit more pressure, and people are expecting a lot more from me.”

― Adele

“I’ve never been really great at trusting anybody, just because of the way I grew up.”

― Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

“There must be an opportunity that matches with our strategy. Just because we have a gap, we don’t want to go and acquire anything and everything. What we acquire should fit in with our strategy, human resources and market expectations.”

― Adi Godrej

“I am a Minnesotan, and not just because I root for the Vikings and the Twins. I like the Minnesota-nice sensibility. I like the liberal tradition; I like the Hubert Humphrey tradition fighting for civil rights.”

― Al Franken

“There’s more to anybody. Just because you haven’t noticed it, that’s your problem, that’s not mine.”

― Al Lewis

“A lot of people listen to Rush Limbaugh just because he’s a great entertainer.”

― Alan Colmes

“A miniature poodle is not not a dog just because it’s miniature.”

― Alan Stern

“Don’t accept that you are in crisis just because everyone says you are.”

― Alastair Campbell

“I’m always looking for a chance to play somebody who’s completely opposite of me, just because I find it more interesting.”

― Alex Breckenridge

“I’ve walked away from more climbs than I can count, just because I sensed that things were not quite right.”

― Alex Honnold

“I’m actually one of the few kids in my grade, especially girls, who didn’t end up going to college, just because I already knew what I wanted to do. I had already been actively working in music before I graduated.”

― Alex Winston

“Just because you become a parent doesn’t mean you grew up.”

― Ali Wong

“I’m not going to release something just because they think it’s the next hit. It’s not what everyone wants to hear, but that’s the way it is.”

― Alice Merton

“I don’t think that just because you go on stage you are an exhibitionist.”

― Alison Goldfrapp

“I guess the first big name I worked with was Sissy Spacek, and that was really interesting just because she’s so incredible and I learned so much from just watching her. But she’s also so unassuming that I loved working with her. It wasn’t like working with a star, it was Sissy. Not a big deal.”

― Alison Pill

“Just because the gender of the vocalist is the same, that doesn’t actually tell you anything about the sound of the band.”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“We can do many different things as a band. But that doesn’t mean we should do that. If we did all we’re capable of, it doesn’t necessarily mean we’d be writing better songs. None of us are huge fans of bands that seem to go, ‘OK, I’m gonna sing for no reason and then scream for no reason just because I can.’”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“I’ve been vegan longer than I’ve been a singer. And it’s definitely something that I try to put across in my work, but that’s just because I really care about it.”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“Just because you put a guy in a tuxedo doesn’t make him a good guy.”

― Allen Iverson

“Ideally, I’d love to do a comedy just because, work-wise, it’d be a lot of fun.”

― Amber Stevens

“Just because I’ve got two prosthetic legs, yeah, I had to adapt in ways, but I’ve also become a lot stronger. It doesn’t mean I’m at any disadvantage, really.”

― Amy Purdy

“I do go back and listen to my songs. I’m biting my fingernails the whole way through, but I do listen. I have a lot of songs I’ve wanted to re-record just because of how advanced technology is and the different instrument sounds that I’m more experienced with.”

― Andrae Crouch

“Louis CK knows that just because a joke is using space as a resource instead of something to be crammed like a hamper, this doesn’t mean a story isn’t happening.”

― Andrea Seigel

“Don’t do things just to impress others or just because you’re scared you won’t have any friends.”

― Andreja Pejic

“This will result in wells that will make a substantial improvement in the recovery factor just because they are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir for the purposes of drainage.”

― Andrew Gould

“The reason humans experience so much more stress than other species isn’t just because we think more, but also because we think differently.”

― Andrew J. Bernstein

“Just because we can’t find a solution it doesn’t mean that there isn’t one.”

― Andrew Wiles

“Some of the snowballs have a kind of animal energy. Not just because of the materials inside them, but in the way that they appear caged, captured.”

― Andy Goldsworthy

“In fact when I first got my Apple II the first thing I did was turn it on and off, on and off, just because I had the power to do so, which I’d never had on a computer before.”

― Andy Hertzfeld

“I think the fans of the old-school Internet shorts were a little bit older just because it was racier material.”

― Andy Milonakis

“Just because I won the U.S. Open doesn’t mean I’m going to change the way I live.”

― Angel Cabrera

“Just because you’re a luxury brand doesn’t mean you have to have an attitude.”

― Angela Ahrendts

“I look at myself, and how much I’ve gotten just because I play a sport well.”

― Angela Ruggiero

“Someone’s got to be interested in how I feel, just because I’m here and I’m real.”

― Ani DiFranco

“I see a lot of connections between folk and punk music just because they’re both subcorporate music – I mean, traditionally.”

― Ani DiFranco

“Just because you’re in college, or a university student, that does not mean you’re the only thing you are.”

― Ann Makosinski

“Just because I do what I do doesn’t mean I escaped adolescence, all the bumps and bruises that go along with it.”

― Anna Paquin

“I have been very clear to everybody that just because I’m getting married does not mean I call myself a straight.”

― Anne Heche

“I would say probably Pirates of Silicon Valley just because I’m proud of the work, playing Gates.”

― Anthony Michael Hall

“I got sent some cheese once. I’m not sure if that was saying something about my act, or just because I like cheese.”

― Anton du Beke

“I love Wal-Mart, and not just because my record is there. You can get some things there that you cannot find at Saks or Bergdorf’s or other upscale stores.”

― Aretha Franklin

“Just because it sparkles doesn’t mean it’s good.”

― Armie Hammer

“It is just because civilization is ever evolving, changing, and becoming more complicated, that experts find it so difficult to define it in explicit terms.”

― Arthur Keith

“Just because you want to wear organic cotton doesn’t mean you have to spend an arm and a leg.”

― Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

“It’s the older girls I seem to get on with. I think it’s just because they kind of respect me as a player, I suppose.”

― Ashleigh Barty

“I am more than my measurements. I’m not Ashley Graham just because I’m curvy.”

― Ashley Graham

“I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“Just because I live in L.A .and I live in Hollywood doesn’t mean I have to have a Hollywood life.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“I love ‘Sons of Anarchy.’ I was so excited to be able to be on this show, just because I personally watch it. Of course, I come from Disney, and I have a lot of young fans, but I do have fans who have grown with me as well.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“There is no law of physics that says just because we’re connected, there has to be this schism between our physical lives and our digital lives.”

― Astro Teller

“I’m also not going to explain something just because I said it in a rap. Take what you want from it.”

― Azealia Banks

“Don’t take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“Twitter needs to understand that just because they’re the loudest, they’re not the majority.”

― Baron Corbin

“I’ve had some threaten not to give Communion to me, even though they don’t know my position, just because I’m a Democrat. I’ve had cardinals refuse to shake my hand because I’m a Democrat.”

― Bart Stupak

“It would be a mistake to link anything that Israel does to a certain circumstance. And it is a mistake to feel comfortable in any circumstance just because Israel did not act on it.”

― Bashar al-Assad

“Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors. Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work.”

― Beau Bridges

“I’ve been on stage since I was 7. That’s where I’d rather be than anywhere else. Just because you can do a bunch of things doesn’t mean you are a bunch of things. I can act. I can sing. But I am a dancer.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“Sure, some journalists use anonymous sources just because they’re lazy and I think editors ought to insist on more precise identification even if they remain anonymous.”

― Ben Bradlee

“I have great admiration for athletes. They are just like actors in a lot of ways. They have tremendous pressures and conflicts. They have to compete, and they can’t stay home just because they have a head cold.”

― Ben Cross

“Trump’s supporters have taken over the Republican Party – not just because they like him but because they believe his approach to politics has been consistently vindicated.”

― Ben Domenech

“In the Arab Spring, that obviously came to a head in Syria. I found myself arguing for intervention, mainly just because I wanted things to get better, and I had this germ of liberal humanitarian interventionism.”

― Ben Rhodes

“I think my versatility is a big strength. I don’t think anybody can guard me, just because I’m 6’10 and can dribble and play point. If I have a little guy on me, I take him to the post. For me to be able to then pass the ball, it helps me a lot.”

― Ben Simmons

“Just because nobody complains doesn’t mean all parachutes are perfect.”

― Benny Hill

“I play piano and ukulele, and I taught myself those things just because I wanted to play them.”

― Billie Eilish

“I have discovered that just because we grow weaker physically as we age, it doesn’t mean that we must grow weaker spiritually.”

― Billy Graham

“Just because you’re working does not mean you’re making money. That’s two very different things in show business.”

― Billy Porter

“Just because there is a problem doesn’t mean that we have to solve it, if the cure is going to be more expensive than the original ailment.”

― Bjorn Lomborg

“Shoes are a big thing for me, just because it’s hard to find shoes that fit me correctly.”

― Blake Griffin

“Just because you like my stuff doesn’t mean I owe you anything.”

― Bob Dylan

“I actually think there’s a potential, a crazy potential, that network TV could become something valuable and worthwhile, just because of fear on the part of the networks.”

― Bob Odenkirk

“We ran three cars last year. Unfortunately, as time went on, we did have to let a few people go, which we regretted, but just because of the situation.”

― Bobby Rahal

“Just because something is working today doesn’t mean it will work forever.”

― Bonnie Hammer

“Just because I wasn’t with my brother in the WWE, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t in the business.”

― Booker T

“A record is a commodity, but so is a hamburger. Just because I work at McDonald’s doesn’t mean I reap the benefits of that commodity. That’s the reality with most artists in the record industry: They’re getting paid a subsistence wage so they can keep producing a commodity for the record label.”

― Boots Riley

“Just because it’s summertime doesn’t mean you can’t wear long pants and blazers – just make sure they’re breathable.”

― Brad Goreski

“Just because you have teenagers in a movie doesn’t make it a teen movie.”

― Brendan Fehr

“Well I would say that we’re regular people first of all and we’re normal and it’s obvious by some of the things that have happened just because our name is famous we’re not immune to tragedy.”

― Brett Favre

“Californian artists are kind of willing to push the limits a little bit further just because that’s kind of our mentality in that state.”

― Brett Young

“My first love of jazz came from joining the Chilliwack Middle School band – it was like an 18-piece jazz band, and I wanted to join just because the older kids looked like they were having so much fun.”

― Bria Skonberg

“It’s kind of almost not fair that certain people don’t get the opportunities that others get just because of where they are born or where they were brought up.”

― Bria Vinaite

“Just because you’re upfront with someone doesn’t mean you’re an honest person; you might just be someone in the passenger seat.”

― Brian Celio

“Just because you’re scarred for life doesn’t mean you should be scared to live.”

― Brian Celio

“I wasn’t even aware that there are different styles of taxidermy, traditional and rogue. I wound up really liking the rogue stuff the most, just because it is more artistic and people can go anywhere with it. That stuff I really liked. Honestly, I would have liked to buy some of those pieces.”

― Brian Posehn

“Just because you are a mom doesn’t mean whoever you were before is gone. You can bring it back.”

― Brie Bella

“Just because someone says something, whether it’s at the podium during the briefing or the president tweets, I can’t always assume that’s factual. That’s insane. We have to be very quick on our toes in fact checking.”

― Brooke Baldwin

“I think there is a danger there of being mean to people and humiliating people and embarrassing people just because it might get you ratings. It is a disturbing trend.”

― Bruce Nash

“I don’t even like to talk Lions too much just because the way our relationship ended.”

― Calvin Johnson

“Just because someone is holding a gun doesn’t make an image controversial. It all depends on where you put the gun, who is holding it.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“’The Three Stooges’ is great. And I was worried, just because there’s so many things that have to go right. All three of those guys have to be amazing – everything has to be amazing. And everything went right.”

― Carly Craig

“No relationship is easier just because you’re in the public eye.”

― Caroline Flack

“Changing the asteroid’s velocity changes the time when the asteroid crosses Earth’s orbit. After all, just because it crosses Earth’s path doesn’t mean there is necessarily going to be a collision. It has to cross Earth’s path when the Earth is right there.”

― Carrie Nugent

“I admit, I’m suspicious of any career planning that involves chasing the next ‘big thing,’ just because it’s so hard to predict what the next big thing is going to be a couple of years – or even six months – out.”

― Carrie Vaughn

“Shakespeare is repeated around the world in different languages, just because it’s good storytelling.”

― Cary Fukunaga

“Even though my label is that of a beauty queen, I’m not going to limit myself to that, just because that’s my title.”

― Catriona Gray

“I guess if you split the difference between the U.K. and the U.S., you would get Canada. But that’s just due to proximity. Just because of distance, we get a lot more cultural spillover from America.”

― Chad Kroeger

“Just because two guys are homosexual and happen to be the only two homosexuals on-screen doesn’t mean they’re going to be like, ‘Oh yeah, let’s get together!’ It doesn’t always happen like that.”

― Chandler Massey

“Just because you watch ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ doesn’t mean you can do the operation.”

― Charles Barkley

“I’m not a role model… Just because I dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.”

― Charles Barkley

“Just because you say something doesn’t make it controversial, and it doesn’t make you a bad person.”

― Charles Barkley

“Just because a stock is down doesn’t mean it’s a great buy.”

― Charles Schwab

“I’m not a dumb idiot just because of what I wear.”

― Charli XCX

“I’m really grateful for the opportunity I had on ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ just because it was very different than anything I’d done onscreen.”

― Charlie Cox

“Don’t take your toys inside just because it’s raining.”

― Cher

“Don’t ever be afraid to hire people that are smarter than you. Just because they are smarter than you doesn’t mean they have to make more money.”

― Chris Gardner

“There are great songs out there, and if I love them, and I know them, I’m going to sing them just because that’s what songs are for.”

― Chris Stapleton

“Just because we’re a bit curvier doesn’t mean we don’t want to look great.”

― Chrissy Metz

“I lost myself, and a lot of characters I played, I have latched onto some of their identities just because I was so lacking in anything of my own.”

― Christian Slater

“I’ve worked a lot with kids before. They can be very, very difficult, just because they’re kids.”

― Christopher Lloyd

“Just because you can wear a micro-miniskirt it doesn’t mean you should. You don’t need to show your midriff, either, if you’re over 40.”

― Cindy Crawford

“Oppression doesn’t disappear just because you decided not to teach us that chapter.”

― Clint Smith

“My first album, I had to write everything. Nobody was going to send me stuff just because I had a little success.”

― Cole Swindell

“It’s not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because somebody got under his very thin skin.”

― Cory Booker

“I am not interested in women just because they’re women. I am interested, however, in seeing that they are no longer classed with children and minors.”

― Crystal Eastman

“Just because I don’t look like everybody else doesn’t mean that I can’t be just as beautiful.”

― Cynthia Erivo

“The notion of being on a cop show was appealing, just because it’s one of those tick boxes in a career.”

― Dallas Roberts

“I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”

― Dana Carvey

“Just because it’s automatic doesn’t mean it works.”

― Daniel J. Bernstein

“Just because it’s got a gun doesn’t make it a crime novel, and just because there’s a horse doesn’t make it a western.”

― Daniel Woodrell

“Asian Americans haven’t had as many opportunities as other people to build their careers in Hollywood, just because there hasn’t been that much of an interest, especially in Asian American males.”

― Daniel Wu

“I have worn things that are too tight, and I’ve learned over the years that just because the size on the tag says something smaller doesn’t mean it looks good on you.”

― Danielle Fishel

“Just because something’s legible doesn’t means it communicates. More importantly, it doesn’t mean it communicates the right thing. So, what is the message sent before somebody actually gets into the material? And I think that’s sometimes an overlooked area.”

― David Carson

“Just because something’s been good in the past doesn’t mean it will continue to be good.”

― David Chang

“Just because you can do something, it doesn’t mean you need to – restraint is something I admire.”

― David Droga

“Our view is that just because Amazon can disrupt somebody else’s profit stream, it doesn’t mean that Amazon earns that profit stream.”

― David Einhorn

“Obama hasn’t been divisive just because his policies are so unpopular, though that’s a large part of it.”

― David Limbaugh

“Just because you get a show and it gets on the air doesn’t mean jack. It certainly means that you’ll be considered for stuff, but you’ve got to fight and claw to get every job.”

― David Walton

“Everyone’s struggle is different. Just because I wasn’t struggling on the streets, it doesn’t mean I don’t know what it’s like to struggle.”

― D’Brickashaw Ferguson

“Just because you used one set on one guy and had success doesn’t mean you can use that exact set, that exact timing, the next time.”

― D’Brickashaw Ferguson

“I can’t do talk shows, I don’t do them, just because I get really nervous and fidgeting and shaky.”

― Devon Sawa

“Just because you wear a bow tie doesn’t mean you’re a nerd.”

― Dhani Jones

“And I’ve never taken up a sport just because it was a social fad.”

― Dinah Shore

“We shouldn’t accept things just because somebody says so.”

― Dixie Lee Ray

“I’m not going to limit myself just because people won’t accept the fact that I can do something else.”

― Dolly Parton

“In the juniors, you are kind of a star, but just because you are a good junior doesn’t mean you will be a good pro.”

― Dominic Thiem

“I’m saddened to see that everyone’s pitched out the baby with the bath, in that we say that it can’t be one or the other, it could be both. I mean, just because we listen to classical music doesn’t mean that we can’t listen to jazz.”

― Don Bluth

“Just because you can have a baby, it doesn’t mean you should. Especially without planning for one or getting married first.”

― Don Lemon

“I can confirm that Poland should become a eurozone country, and not just because of the treaties that have been signed, but because I consider it of strategic interest both for Poland and the E.U.”

― Donald Tusk

“Just because it’s a break doesn’t mean it has to be fast all the time. It can be a secondary break, but you’ve got to allow the defense to break down.”

― Draymond Green

“I don’t watch something just because it’s a specific genre.”

― Drew Roy

“’Boomerang!’ I love that movie just because of Halle Berry, Robin Givens, Eddie Murphy, Grace Jones and Eartha Kitt. There were so many characters. As an actress, to see African-American actors be so diverse was different from what I was used to seeing.”

― Drew Sidora

“Just because something has tubes doesn’t mean it’s the best. I mean, tubes are obviously good, but the circuit of this thing is designed well and it sounds good.”

― Dweezil Zappa

“Just because you are different does not mean that you have to be rejected.”

― Eartha Kitt

“Just because I run an indie label doesn’t mean I don’t think Jay-Z is nice.”

― El-P

“Just because you are successful in one area does not necessarily mean you’re going to be successful in another.”

― Elaine Paige

“Just because I like being healthy doesn’t mean I can’t have fun – I don’t drink excessively, but I’ll have a couple of vodka-and-sodas.”

― Ella Woodward

“Just because we wear hair extensions and make-up doesn’t mean we’re the punchline for every joke.”

― Emily Atack

“You don’t lose your sexuality just because you’re not wearing mascara.”

― Emily Beecham

“Even things like supermarket self-checkouts, they do mean people’s jobs go. It’s always worth thinking about the implications of things. Just because something’s easier, it doesn’t mean that it’s the right thing to do.”

― Emily Berrington

“I don’t want fame as far as the tweeting or the image of it. But, the idea of being famous is actually exciting to me, just because then you can have a choice in what you do. I would like to be at a point where I’m not asking for parts anymore, and I’m actually just choosing between a part that I want to do.”

― Emily Meade

“Pop music is always great for keeping the energy up, but it can get really old, especially after eight hours, just because there aren’t that many great pop songs.”

― Emily Ratajkowski

“Just because I don’t have a college degree doesn’t mean I am not smart!”

― Emma Stone

“I genuinely haven’t really had a rebellious phase. I think it’s just because of the way I was brought up. I think it’s because I left home when I was ten years old.”

― Emma Watson

“Just because someone doesn’t have a silver spoon in their mouth doesn’t mean they can’t be highly intelligent.”

― Eniola Aluko

“The thing about reading is that if you are hooked, you’re not going to stop just because one series is over; you’re going to go and find something else.”

― Eoin Colfer

“I thought a book on miracles might be a great idea, but just because it’s a great idea doesn’t mean I’m supposed to do it. But my editor persisted, and eventually I thought, ‘He’s right. I should write this book.’”

― Eric Metaxas

“I brush it, brush it after every practice and stuff, just because it gets tangled. It’s just all natural, let it grow, let it be, let it be real.”

― Eric Weddle

“There have been people who have tried to take advantage of me. They want to be linked to me just because I’m Ethel Merman.”

― Ethel Merman

“I think the curation consternation is this: Just because you like something or list something, are you really curating?”

― Faith Salie

“Just because you’re of the same sex, what difference does it make? Get married to whomever you want.”

― Famke Janssen

“Peoples do not defy repression and death, nor do they remain for nights on end protesting energetically, just because of merely formal matters.”

― Fidel Castro

“I did almost a year in prison, a year in prison, just because my name is Foxy Brown.”

― Foxy Brown

“Don’t dismiss Auriemma and UConn just because their excellence shines on the female side of the coin.”

― Frank Deford

“I made Edgar Davids vice-captain. Nothing to do with colour, just because he was playing excellently and because he lives like an athlete.”

― Frank Rijkaard

“Poetry, just because it is poetry, doesn’t mean it is some kind of magic spell.”

― Franz Wright

“Not having sub-governance would be like anyone who owns USD being able to walk into a Google shareholder meeting and voting without owning Google stock just because Google shares happen to be denominated in USD.”

― Fred Ehrsam

“I don’t see the logic of rejecting data just because they seem incredible.”

― Fred Hoyle

“A large fraction of the most interesting scientists have read a lot of SF at one time or another, either early enough that it may have played a part in their becoming scientists or at some later date just because they liked the ideas.”

― Frederik Pohl

“You don’t celebrate a goal differently just because it’s scored against one team or the other.”

― Gabriel Batistuta

“Labels fund things and have resources for you to use. But just because you sign doesn’t mean you sign yourself away so they can then tell you what to do. You need to have a plan yourself before they do.”

― Gabrielle Aplin

“Secret Six has always had a special place in the DCU, just because they’re the misfits. The content is a little bit different than the rest of the mainstream titles. It has a completely different tone than any of the other books out there.”

― Gail Simone

“The only reason we used the Confederate flag was just because we were from the South, and we were proud of that.”

― Gary Rossington

“Just because you have a learning difficulty or difference doesn’t mean you aren’t smart.”

― Gavin Newsom

“I think we’ve been the selection just because I think I’ve earned it by doing a lot of things for the district.”

― Gene Green

“Reversal of ageing is high on my list of things to do, and not just because I’m getting old.”

― George M. Church

“I was unpopular at school just because I was an intellectual. I always answered all the questions off the top of my head but they nevertheless resented because of that.”

― George Woodcock

“I never understood girls who give away jewelry just because it came from an ex. I consider it compensation.”

― Georgina Bloomberg

“Just because I was almost 62, I did not feel decrepit and felt I wasn’t finished being a soldier yet.”

― Gerald Griffin

“I don’t understand a mentality that will accept eating something that doesn’t taste good just because it’s low-fat or is made with matzo or whatever.”

― Gil Marks

“Just because something is less expensive shouldn’t mean it is less well designed.”

― Giles Deacon

“Just because you started your careers in a certain role, let’s say hardware engineering, does not mean you’ll end your careers in hardware.”

― Ginni Rometty

“There’s no reason that just because you’re a celebrity you can’t write.”

― Gloria Estefan

“I understand that there are a few roles out there and tons of actors. Just because you don’t get the big break doesn’t mean you’re not worthy or that what you have to offer isn’t valid.”

― Grace Gealey

“For every person who passes on the opportunity to write Spider-Man or Superman, I guarantee there are 5000 hungry writers who would give their eye-teeth to do it. But just because they want to do it, it doesn’t mean they are capable of doing it.”

― Greg Rucka

“When accepting a responsibility, imagine that it’s something that you’ll have to do next week. That way you don’t agree to something just because it seems so far off that it doesn’t seem onerous.”

― Gretchen Rubin

“Islam believes that Jesus is a prophet, and they honour him – highly – and they respect him, and they follow his teachings. So, for me, as somebody who was raised Muslim, it is an honour to actually play Jesus, just because of that.”

― Haaz Sleiman

“Just because it’s been around for centuries, doesn’t mean it’s cool to be a creepy old man.”

― Hannah Gadsby

“Just because you’re gay doesn’t mean you’re not homophobic.”

― Hannah Gadsby

“I don’t seek out love or relationships, just because my schedule is crazy.”

― Hannibal Buress

“When I was a kid, I loved Nicholas brothers films. It was like skateboarding. Even Gene Kelly: I always preferred him to Fred Astaire, just because he was more athletic, like skateboarding.”

― Harmony Korine

“There’s no point playing up front just because you want to be the one who scores the goals. Make sure you have a knack for it.”

― Harry Kane

“Some said he couldn’t take on the insurance companies that were ripping us off. But President Obama made the tough and right call to save lives, save Medicare and ensure no one goes broke just because they get sick.”

― Harry Reid

“Just because an employee does things differently doesn’t mean he or she won’t do the job right or as well. If you establish expectations of the goal and the standards to follow, then methodology shouldn’t be an issue.”

― Harvey Mackay

“Everything isn’t breaking news. You can’t go to DEFCON One just because Sanjay Gupta found a new moisturizer.”

― Hasan Minhaj

“I love the virtuosity and imaginative chutzpah of ‘Da Vinci’s Demons,’ and not just because my boyfriend is in it!”

― Hattie Morahan

“Just because I’m a woman does not mean I have to deal with everything to do with food.”

― Helen Sharman

“Esha can’t have it easy just because she is my daughter. I have to be strict.”

― Hema Malini

“Just because you don’t announce your plan doesn’t mean you don’t have one.”

― Herb Kelleher

“They call me racist too just because I disagree with a President who happens to be black. You are not racists – you are patriots.”

― Herman Cain

“Everything that I have earned in my life is just because of my guruji and his omnipotent blessing.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“I like shooting locations just because too much control on the stage can be a bad thing.”

― Hiro Murai

“I played in Europe and it was a great experience, not just because of my team-mates and the coaches we had, but from the fans and the city itself – I played in Gothenburg and I played in Lyon and soccer was everywhere.”

― Hope Solo

“To change just because of change, that is not my idea at all.”

― Hubert de Givenchy

“It is not rational to assume, without evidence, that rationality can disclose everything about the world, just because it can disclose some things. Our intuition in favour of rationality, where we are inclined to use it, is just that – an intuition. Reason is founded in intuition and ends in intuition, like a pair of massive bookends.”

― Iain McGilchrist

“I have a lot of milestones that I’m proud of when it comes to music, ‘Amerikkka’s Most Wanted,’ I’m extremely proud of that. Just because of what I had to go through to get that music produced, that album produced.”

― Ice Cube

“Every once in a while, I find something that I’m interested in just because of the singing, like the Goo Goo Dolls.”

― India Arie

“Just because everything is different doesn’t mean anything has changed.”

― Irene Peter

“I like Modest Mouse. I’m our biggest fan. And enemy. I won’t waste people’s time by putting out a Modest Mouse record just because. That’s fair, right?”

― Isaac Brock

“I don’t like junk food, just because I don’t like the taste of it, but I don’t go to the gym – ever.”

― Isla Fisher

“At first, when we got engaged, I asked him if we could just go to Vegas and get married by Elvis, just because I didn’t want to deal with planning a wedding.”

― Italia Ricci

“Just because one happens to be wealthy, it doesn’t mean you are naturally any good at building an investment operation that is world-class or successful.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“Just because you are Latino does not mean you can’t be global.”

― J Balvin

“In 2017, it’s discouraging that it seems like we’re going backward. And that’s not just because of Trump; that’s because we, as humans, condone discrimination; it’s a human issue. It’s part of something bigger.”

― J Balvin

“I would sing around the house, and I would always play on things just because instruments were always there, but I didn’t show any genius as a child. I wasn’t a prodigy or anything like that.”

― Jack Garratt

“I definitely wouldn’t go somewhere just because I’m a homegrown player. I’d want to be wanted by a club.”

― Jack Wilshere

“Just because you have given five successful films doesn’t make you God.”

― Jackie Shroff

“I really liked watching Bo Jackson run just because of his size and his speed.”

― Jamal Lewis

“You cannot treat someone differently just because they have become captain. We still took the mickey out of Alastair Cook when he was in charge. You have to treat them first and foremost as a team-mate.”

― James Anderson

“I’d rather not ever make anything overly simple just because I’m scared people won’t get it.”

― James Bobin

“Just because a company falls doesn’t invalidate what we can learn by studying that company when it was at its historical best.”

― James C. Collins

“I’ve always suffered from being labelled a horror writer – just because I didn’t go to university, just because I still talk in my natural voice, just because I’m not as articulate as Martin Amis.”

― James Herbert

“I don’t believe just because you’re a conservative that you’re angry.”

― James Lankford

“A car isn’t a classic just because it’s old. To be a classic, a car has to tell us something of its time.”

― James May

“You’ll get nowhere buying stocks just because they have a great story.”

― James O’Shaughnessy

“Just because I try to read a lot of stuff doesn’t mean I can fully conceptualize all of these intense, big, abstract ideas.”

― James Ransone

“As ‘Psych’ went on, deeper in the run, I started to feel more of a challenge just because, how many jokes are there? How many times can you reinvent the wheel?”

― James Roday

“I like to think we’re not the only thing that exists on the plane of existence. I like to think that just because we don’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.”

― James Wan

“Just because I make movies in the scary world doesn’t mean I want to visit scary worlds.”

― James Wan

“I think Prince should open up a little more to other artists. Just because we love Prince. Especially the old stuff – we love him to death. But if he opened up he would be something to deal with. Imagine Kanye West producing a Prince track? It would be banoodles!”

― Jamie Foxx

“There are times when we’re testing an actual explosion, and then there are times when we blow stuff up just because we can.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“Why should someone have to retrain themselves to use a new application that does the same basic thing as the old application, just because something as trivial as the operating system changed out from under them?”

― Jamie Zawinski

“Glue actually contaminates recyclables. We throw things in a landfill just because they’re glued together.”

― Janine Benyus

“Just because the rest of the people in Hollywood don’t do their stunts doesn’t mean I don’t.”

― Jason Statham

“Just because Galileo was a heretic doesn’t make every heretic a Galileo.”

― Jay Griffiths

“But in film you always watch situations or stories that you really have no relation to. A lot of times just because there’s no personal connection doesn’t mean you can’t connect with the film or the characters in the film.”

― Jay Hernandez

“It’s a survival thing. I don’t do anything to be artistic or just because I like it.”

― Jeff Dunham

“Australia has suffered a decade of drought, epic floods, a Category 5 cyclone, and a plague of locusts. But just because Aussies have the biggest carbon footprint in the world, it doesn’t mean they’re stupid.”

― Jeff Goodell

“I’ve always dreamt of somewhere down the line getting one match out of Hogan, just because that was always a dream.”

― Jeff Hardy

“Phil Jackson was a brilliant basketball coach, not just because of the offense that he employed, but it was so many other things that went into it.”

― Jeff Van Gundy

“Everyone thinks that just because you have a Scouse accent, then you must be ‘on the rob’.”

― Jennifer Ellison

“My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican – just because I think reporters are smart.”

― Jerry Springer

“I started off with violin, then I started learning guitar, then I went to piano. But I self-taught piano just because I enjoyed it. I’ve always really enjoyed music.”

― Jesse Spencer

“As reporters, we not only deliver the news of the day. We must also defend the truth. And just because we are pro-truth doesn’t mean we are anti-Trump.”

― Jim Acosta

“I have a theory. An audience doesn’t need to get wrapped up in blackness every time they see a Negro actor. And a movie doesn’t have to be about race just because there’s a Negro in it.”

― Jim Brown

“There is no reason why the Louvre should be your favourite gallery just because it has the grandest collections in France, any more than Kew should necessarily be a favourite garden because it has the largest assemblage of plants, or Tesco your chosen shop because it has the widest variety of canned beans.”

― Jim Crace

“Wisconsin’s kids shouldn’t be allowed to fail just because Washington is failing them.”

― Jim Doyle

“I’ve learned that just because you’re successful in one area doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be successful in another.”

― Jim Nabors

“Just because somebody is blood-related doesn’t make them family.”

― Jimmy Graham

“Just because you like something, that doesn’t mean that you have a feel for it.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“Just because you go to Burning Man doesn’t make you Hunter Thompson.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“I have been in rooms with people arguing over a character that’s not really fleshed out: that, just because the surname is Latino, that automatically means you have an accent.”

― Jimmy Smits

“Audiences in every medium are becoming far more savvy. No one goes to watch a Tom Cruise movie any more just because it’s starring Tom Cruise.”

― Joe Dempsie

“Audiences in every medium are becoming far more savvy. No one goes to watch a Tom Cruise movie any more just because it’s starring Tom Cruise. No one gives a toss. Concept is what makes actors raise their game. Everyone’s on merit now.”

― Joe Dempsie

“I don’t want people reading my books just because they’re horror or mysteries. I want them to read them because they’re Joe Lansdale books.”

― Joe R. Lansdale

“Just because everybody else is engaged in a group hug with Barack Obama doesn’t mean that somebody doesn’t have to tell the truth.”

― Joe Scarborough

“I don’t necessarily see myself as an experienced filmmaker just because I’ve been in a few movies.”

― Joel Edgerton

“Those people who shun us just because of the label we’re on, or the fact that we’ve got a video out there that’s getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren’t keeping an open mind.”

― Joel Madden

“’Blood Host’ is super heavy. Especially on the verses, it has an industrial stomp. It’s one of my favourite tracks just because the plot of it is so heavy. It’s a total crushing tune; it doesn’t get any heavier than that main riff, just a straight quarter-note powerhouse.”

― Joey Jordison

“Our task is a great one, not just because of how far we have fallen. Our task is a great one because of the challenges facing the people we seek to serve.”

― Johann Lamont

“Just because it’s in a movie doesn’t mean it’s real.”

― John Cho

“Oh, I’m dying to play Donald Trump someday, just because he’s an unbelievable character. I’m a character actor; that’s what you look for: outsized human beings.”

― John Lithgow

“Just because people think politically different to you doesn’t mean they’re inhuman.”

― John Lydon

“We shouldn’t be put out to pasture just because we’ve reached somebody’s idea of retirement, which was certainly happening in Australia, and I think elsewhere as well.”

― John Noble

“It’s exciting to have a role in anything that’s Claymation, just because you’re always intrigued by what a clay wizard version of yourself would be.”

― John Oliver

“Just because something is trendy doesn’t mean it will suit you.”

― John Rocha

“Just because everybody else does something isn’t a good enough reason to do anything.”

― John Stockton

“Digital is going to have five times the impact than the information era. Just because you led the first transition as a company or country, that doesn’t mean you will lead in this one.”

― John T. Chambers

“I don’t think that just because people will pay a certain amount for a ticket that it’s all right to charge it.”

― John Tiffany

“I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”

― Johnny Depp

“I have wrestling. Yes, I do; my background is wrestling. I have knockout power. Just because I don’t go out there and use it all, you don’t have to use it all to win fights.”

― Johny Hendricks

“I believe that all blogs should have at least one set of rhyming words. Just because. Does. Fuzz. Was.”

― Jon Scieszka

“Just because you’re laughing, it doesn’t mean the audience will, necessarily.”

― Jon Tenney

“I personally feel I still have so much to learn as a writer; each novel is better than the one before, just because I’m getting better at it.”

― Jonathan Dee

“I’ve probably gone a month or two without playing guitar, just because I’ve gotten so burnt on it touring all year or whatever.”

― Jonny Lang

“I’m not going to do a song just because it’s with Drake.”

― Jorja Smith

“I don’t consider myself a nerd; I consider myself a dork more. I’m closer to a dork, if anything, just because I’m not good at stuff. I’m more like a failed non-nerd.”

― Josh Gondelman

“Jesus never mistreated anyone just because they mistreated Him. He confronted them in a spirit of gentleness and then continued to love them.”

― Joyce Meyer

“Just because you call something a blockchain or an ICO, that doesn’t mean you aren’t subject to normal laws.”

― Juan Benet

“Why do it, just because I can? That’s kind of crazy.”

― Jules Shear

“Adapting a book doesn’t mean the book stops just because you’ve made a film out of it.”

― Julian Barratt

“Just because I am a celebrity doesn’t mean I can’t say, ‘Sorry.’”

― Karan Patel

“These guys, just because we’re NBA athletes, we’re not superhumans.”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“All men are somewhat ridiculous and grotesque, just because they are men; and in this respect artists might well be regarded as man multiplied by two. So it is, was, and shall be.”

― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

“I can’t grab anything that comes my way just because it’s from a big banner.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“I was an athlete. And I proved I didn’t win just because I was pretty. I was good, too.”

― Katarina Witt

“I’m attracted to playing things that I find difficult, just because it’s a journey that is much more interesting.”

― Kate Beckinsale

“It’s the 21st century. It’s untenable to suggest that women had no significance and no interest and that just because they didn’t vote they had no relevance to the course of our history.”

― Kate Williams

“A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.”

― Katharine Whitehorn

“I basically never believed that I was a commercial actor. Just because of the outcome of many auditions over time. No one hired me.”

― Katherine Waterston

“I stick to my own type when I go out, and I don’t make friends with people just because they’re celebrities.”

― Katie Price

“Just because you have kids doesn’t mean to say you need time off. I have a lot of time off anyway. If I’m promoting my book, like, for the next two weeks, I’m flat out. But then I’m off again. And when you’ve got the next product, it’s the same; you just condense it into a couple of weeks.”

― Katie Price

“I don’t get to sue just because I don’t like something.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“I need to recharge creatively, and get off the clock of having to be somewhere just because, and having to keep juggling all these things.”

― Kenny Chesney

“Just because people play songs with great technique doesn’t mean the records are better.”

― Kenny G

“I don’t really have a blueprint to follow besides watching interviews. Well, I guess the blueprint I do follow is Def Jam, in a way, just because it started in a small space, which is so similar to how we started.”

― Kevin Abstract

“I’m not the type of person to give up just because something gets rough. That’s a coward. That’s not me.”

― Kevin Garnett

“I am deeply committed to the cause of Indigenous Australians, and not just because of the Apology, but the big challenges which lie ahead in closing the gap.”

― Kevin Rudd

“Just because you know umpteen billion scales, it doesn’t mean you have to use them all in a solo.”

― Kirk Hammett

“Runners and yogis are alike in lots of ways, and not just because some of us need yoga to unkink what running jams. Runners and yogis are also alike because of this tortoise shell idea, this ‘home’ we can access inside ourselves.”

― Kristin Armstrong

“Just because I don’t do bad things doesn’t mean I don’t have bad thoughts.”

― Kristin Kreuk

“The real reason I was lo-fi before was really just because that’s what I could afford.”

― Kurt Vile

“I’m a little skeptical of foreign coaches in our league and in U.S. Soccer just because of how different our league is and our players are than other players around the world.”

― Landon Donovan

“I think that was one thing I definitely brought to the table, my aggressiveness and my style of play, and I think that’s one of the reasons why the fans here really appreciated the way that I went out and played, just because I think they kind of liked that.”

― Latrell Sprewell

“Just because you’re not famous, doesn’t mean you’re not good.”

― Laura Linney

“Just because I don’t want to stand on stage with Richard Spencer or Baked Alaska doesn’t make me any less conservative.”

― Laura Loomer

“Just because I get to coast around in a nice, cushy little bubble, that’s not how it is for everybody.”

― Lauren Mayberry

“Just because I front the band or we play bigger stages now, it doesn’t mean we somehow suddenly changed the way we approach things. We all still view what we do as indie and alternative in terms of how we execute it, even if the actual music we make is more pop than our previous projects.”

― Lauren Mayberry

“Give your kid some credit for being smart – just because they read about something doesn’t mean they will do it.”

― Lauren Myracle

“Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there.”

― Laurence Fishburne

“Just because I keep getting close and don’t win these Majors, I must not panic.”

― Lee Westwood

“Don’t say yes to something just because it’s an opportunity.”

― Lennon Parham

“Just because we’re on USA, we didn’t necessarily have to be the USA brand.”

― Lennon Parham

“We should never rush into folly just because other nations are practicing it.”

― Leon Kass

“I’ve avoided the press and a lot of stuff that would have made me more visible just because it’s not my style.”

― Leon Russell

“Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.”

― Les Brown

“I would love to do something with Bill Withers just because I think he’s next-level, just so, so class!”

― Lewis Capaldi

“I toyed with the idea of pursuing a career as a lawyer just because I like to argue.”

― Lexa Doig

“Just because you win the French Open it doesn’t mean you can do well at Wimbledon.”

― Li Na

“I wanted to explain that just because I’m rapping in this funny way doesn’t mean that I’m not worthy of actually being evaluated as a rapper.”

― Lil Dicky

“I refuse to put make-up on just because the paparazzi are on my doorstep. I find it morally wrong.”

― Lily Allen

“A lot of people in my generation have dared to ask questions like, ‘Who is James Dean?’ And I can’t imagine asking a question like that, just because it’s been ingrained in me since I was so young.”

― Lily Collins

“Just because someone isn’t working at an office doesn’t mean they’re not working hard at something.”

― Linda Cardellini

“Many Americans remain very interested in royal goings-on in general, and not just because of their soap-opera appeal. To a greater degree than any other polity, Britain functions as Americans’ defining ‘other.’”

― Linda Colley

“I did say that I wanted to be a young mom, just because my mom was a young mom. It is better because I can be closer to my kids and stuff.”

― Lindsay Lohan

“An action doesn’t have to be wrong just because it is not logical. It doesn’t have to be right just because it has its logic.”

― Lion Feuchtwanger

“Just because I’m British and I represent London to the core, that doesn’t necessarily mean I have to stay there.”

― Little Simz

“U.S. v. Arizona is a landmark case not just because of the constitutional issues related to who regulates and enforces immigration, but because of its civil rights implications, too.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“I try to let my highs not be too high and my lows not be too low. And I do that just because I try to control my emotions.”

― Luol Deng

“Just because my bank account hasn’t swelled astronomically I don’t consider myself any less of a success.”

― Lydia Lunch

“Innovative companies have started to realize there are not enough ‘green consumers’ willing to pay more for something just because it’s green.”

― Lynn Jurich

“I’ve definitely had my fair share of guys being a little too much with me, and they think just because they follow me on Instagram, they know me.”

― Madison Beer

“The important thing is this Just because I’m doing well doesn’t mean that they’re going to do well if they get HIV. A lot of people have died since I have announced. This disease is not going anywhere.”

― Magic Johnson

“I have been very careful about what kind of products and companies I endorse just because I don’t want to be promoting anything that I don’t have any kind of connection to.”

― Maia Mitchell

“I don’t wanna be liked just because I’m pretty.”

― Maisie Williams

“Just because you have a piece of trash and you throw it away and it gets hauled away, it doesn’t mean that it’s not affecting someone else.”

― Majora Carter

“We’re kind of coached to stay away from touchy subjects just because of the arena that we’re in.”

― Malcolm Jenkins

“Every kid in America dreams of playing in the big leagues and they don’t, just because. It’s not because they blew out their knee. It’s just because they didn’t make it.”

― Marc Blucas

“Just because something is English does not necessarily mean it is good. We make the best cheddar; we make great pasties. But we can’t make very good brie or baguettes – and the French can’t make pork pies.”

― Marco Pierre White

“Just because you have opposition doesn’t make you a great leader.”

― Marco Rubio

“O wretched man, wretched not just because of what you are, but also because you do not know how wretched you are!”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“I won’t let anybody get away with anything just because he is little.”

― Margaret Wise Brown

“For too long, history has imposed a binary condition on its black citizens: either nameless or renowned, menial or exceptional, passive recipients of the forces of history or superheroes who acquire mythic status not just because of their deeds but because of their scarcity.”

― Margot Lee Shetterly

“What right does Congress have to go around making laws just because they deem it necessary?”

― Marion Barry

“When news comes out, it ought to be reported. There shouldn’t be a moratorium based on legitimate news, just because it may or may not affect one candidate or the other. That’s just absurd.”

― Mark E. Hyman

“Eventually, I developed compartment syndrome in my calf and had to get surgery. I run three to five days a week now, mixed in with walking and other things. I want to run just because I enjoy it.”

― Mark Parker

“My style icon has always been David Bowie. Just because of the variety of images and looks he created.”

― Mark Strong

“Just because we are in wheelchairs doesn’t mean we can’t play a fast-paced, full-contact sport.”

― Mark Zupan

“You’ve got to quit judging people just because they have an ‘R’ or a ‘D’ in front of their name. We don’t do that in Oklahoma.”

― Markwayne Mullin

“Growing up, I was told I could be anything I wanted to be. There were no limitations restraining me just because I was a girl. Then I joined the military.”

― Martha McSally

“In my 39 years in the military, I have learned that you are not a profession just because you say you are. You have to earn it and re-earn it and re-evaluate it from time to time.”

― Martin Dempsey

“Internet users should be able to choose where to go online and which applications to use. Comcast, say, shouldn’t be allowed to block Skype just because it could siphon the communications giant’s telephone business.”

― Marvin Ammori

“We need to recognize our agreements and disagreements with whomever is chosen as president, but we can’t continue to just stall out in Washington just because it’s not who I voted for. We have still an obligation and duty to challenge and to work through.”

― Matt Mead

“Just because someone uses Twitter doesn’t mean they shouldn’t use WordPress, and vice versa.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“The laws imposed by Brussels damage Italian artisans, traders, pensioners, but hey, Europe is asking, so we have to obey. Come on, if Europe asks me to throw myself in a well, I’m not going to do that just because Europe is asking me to, am I?”

― Matteo Salvini

“There are albums that I listen to religiously just because I’m such a big fan: any Bruce Springsteen album, or old George Strait albums because the songwriting’s so strong.”

― Matthew Ramsey

“I have to say, speaking from experience, just because an actor starts out in a role in the workshop, they won’t necessarily play it when it goes to Broadway.”

― Megan Hilty

“Just because you might have a sparring match on the air doesn’t mean there’s any personal animosity.”

― Megyn Kelly

“Just because I worked in fashion doesn’t mean I didn’t go to see ‘Underworld’ three times!”

― Melissa de la Cruz

“I naturally, when I make beats, aim for a darker tone just because I’ve always preferred those types of feelings.”

― Metro Boomin

“Future is different from a lot of artists just because of his work ethic.”

― Metro Boomin

“I think Dustin Hoffman’s career I would love to emulate just because it’s so diversified.”

― Michael Angarano

“I can’t do something just because it’s popular.”

― Michael Buble

“Just because it’s in print doesn’t mean it’s the gospel.”

― Michael Jackson

“In our family, my brothers and I shared toys. In other words, just because it was mine didn’t mean my brothers and I didn’t play with it.”

― Michael Keaton

“It’s cool just because I’ve had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it’s finally happening.”

― Michael Phelps

“I have really enjoyed my time at Ferrari, not just because of the successes.”

― Michael Schumacher

“When I was about, I’d say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets… So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things.”

― Michelle Rodriguez

“I do drag. Just because my drag is not the drag of Creme Fatale or Holy McGrail doesn’t mean it’s less drag. I perform live; I just sing with dancers. It’s drag on a different level.”

― Michelle Visage

“You have to have a cultural ethic that allows for making mistakes. It cannot be that just because you make mistakes, you’re out. You have to make mistakes in order to innovate.”

― Michio Kaku

“Just because you have checks in the checkbook doesn’t mean that you have money in the bank, and Washington has failed to understand that.”

― Mike Bouchard

“Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn’t mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that.”

― Mike Ditka

“Just because you’ve Googled something doesn’t mean you’ve learned.”

― Mike Krieger

“Our forefathers never envisioned that a handful of staff write a bill and you rush it through a committee without reading it and you rush it to the floor without reading it, and you pass it just because you’re a Democrat and Democrats told you to do that.”

― Mike Ross

“I’m really considering all the schools. It’s not fair for me to only look at certain… programs just because they had players that are at my stature.”

― Mohamed Bamba

“You have got to field well. If you don’t bat well, you can still make a difference by fielding well. There are times I have played games just because of my fielding.”

― Mohammad Azharuddin

“Just because I could model didn’t automatically mean I could act.”

― Molly Sims

“Just because we want something so bad does not mean that God wants it for us, too.”

― Monica Johnson

“Just because someone or something thinks differently than you do, it doesn’t mean that it’s not thinking.”

― Morten Tyldum

“I’m not a star. I don’t feel I’m so great. So how can I make you feel great just because you’ve got my signature on a piece of paper?”

― Mr. T

“Just because one likes to cook up a great meal or decorate their home doesn’t mean they have to do it with granite counter tops and duck a l’orange.”

― Nadia Giosia

“Just because we eat together does not mean we eat right: Domino’s alone delivers a million pizzas on an average day.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“I don’t believe love goes away just because you’re buried in a casket.”

― Nancy Grace

“Nobody is above the law. Imagine if there allegations against Modi and he is the Prime Minister. Should the case not be pursued just because he has become the PM. It should not be so that it should be stopped. I am not above the law.”

― Narendra Modi

“I knew I didn’t want to make a country record just because that’s not really what I would have ever made as a solo artist.”

― Natalie Maines

“Just because scientists have the knowledge to do it, the technology to do it, and some may even have a financial motive or other incentive to do it, does not make it right.”

― Nathan Deal

“Human experience is infinite. Lives are infinite. Stories are infinite. Just because one story has gravity in it doesn’t mean you can’t write a different one with gravity in it.”

― Nathan Englander

“I toured a lot in the U.K. and Europe solo for a lack of funds, really. I left people I’d been playing with for years at home, just because I couldn’t afford it.”

― Nathaniel Rateliff

“Just because one company is able to succeed with a specific model doesn’t mean others will follow with equal or any success.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I love Robyn, not just because we’ve worked together. I mean, that’s why we’ve worked together – because I love her.”

― Neneh Cherry

“I have never been one to show off too much skin, and it’s not just because I’m a larger woman.”

― Nia Jax

“My first name during my first match was ‘Lena.’ I was still Lena then, just because we hadn’t gotten a name yet.”

― Nia Jax

“Just because we finally have a Latino family on TV doesn’t mean we’re up there to lecture people about what it means to be Latino.”

― Nicholas Gonzalez

“My motivation has always been to do technology apps and companies, not making money. Just because the money’s come, nothing’s changed.”

― Nick D’Aloisio

“People with accents exist and just because they have an accent doesn’t mean they’re less intelligent or what-have-you.”

― Nico Santos

“Just because a coach does not get out the clubs after a match but instead focuses on what he says, that’s not an indicator of cluelessness.”

― Niko Kovac

“When I start a movie, there will be certain films that I watch again just because the vibe seems right.”

― Noah Baumbach

“I don’t know how much of a market there is for space opera. Just because it’s in the movies doesn’t mean magazines are buying it.”

― Octavia E. Butler

“Just because it’s physically impossible for Steve Buscemi to be in every movie doesn’t mean he’s not capable of dramatically improving them all.”

― Owen King

“Just because a subject is serious doesn’t mean it doesn’t have plenty of absurdities.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“I have a tendency, just because I’m an ambitious person, to get impatient with things and want them to be moving faster then they are.”

― Pablo Schreiber

“I could not bear to think that I wrote a five-hundred page novel just because I needed to love my father.”

― Pat Conroy

“A lot of jazz artists think people should like what they’re doing just because it’s jazz. I don’t buy that.”

― Pat Metheny

“Only 10 percent of the people in the U.S. like dry wines. You shouldn’t get down on people just because they like a little sugar.”

― Pat Paulsen

“This is the other thing: we make the cost of raising kids higher than it has to be just because we feel they need all this stuff, like gadgets, certain schools, and activities that are nice but aren’t really necessary.”

― Patricia Heaton

“When I decided to move to Chelsea, I got a bit of stick at the time, but I didn’t move just because of the money or just because it was a big club. I moved there because I wanted to play for them.”

― Patrick Bamford

“I’m extremely well recognized in Korea just because of what I do on the ice, and there is a lack of that in Canada because hockey is our sport and it will be for eternity.”

― Patrick Chan

“I can’t take on the history of 50 percent of the population just because I’m a woman.”

― Patty Jenkins

“The fact is, Japan’s whaling is illegal, so just because there is a natural disaster in Japan is no reason for us to stop opposing their illegal activities in the Southern Ocean.”

― Paul Watson

“Twitter is really – I got very addicted to it just because it’s so simple, and it’s like a video game for comedy writers to just do a one-liner about something.”

― Paula Pell

“We aren’t people who believe that just because we’re performers our opinions on everything need to be known.”

― Penn Jillette

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”

― Pericles

“The notion that human life is sacred just because it is human life is medieval.”

― Peter Singer

“Chelsea has grown in my heart, not just because of my team-mates and all the people that work for the club but also because of their fantastic fans.”

― Petr Cech

“I like so many different kinds of music just because all I did was listen to the radio as a kid.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“You won’t see me compromising just because it is convenient for me to do so.”

― Pooja Bhatt

“I do not subscribe to the idea of actors Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Pawan Kalyan, and Upendra launching political outfits just because they are actors, though I am a fan of all these stars.”

― Prakash Raj

“I think what I learned is that just because somebody says you can’t talk to them or just because somebody says they don’t have an answer for you, you don’t stop.”

― Pramila Jayapal

“Just because people are older, they don’t have the right to tell you what’s right and wrong.”

― Pratyusha Banerjee

“I’m not the type that’s going to sit and preach to people if they don’t need it just because I’ve been around the block a few times.”

― Queen Latifah

“As far as things I avoid, I always avoid following trends just because they’re trends.”

― Rachel Roy

“Just because you’ve been on stage doesn’t mean you can dance.”

― Rachel Stevens

“If I take up something, then it’s only because I love it so. It makes no sense to leave it just because I got a better offer.”

― Radhika Apte

“I like my life. I like competing, but it’s not just because of the money.”

― Rafael dos Anjos

“No officer should be allowed to behave as if they are above the law just because they are responsible for upholding the law. Permitting and protecting even the smallest acts of abuse by a tiny fraction of our officers leads to a culture where extreme acts of abuse are more likely, just like what happened to Laquan McDonald.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“Just because a majority of the Supreme Court declares something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so.”

― Rand Paul

“Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so.”

― Rand Paul

“Just because a situation is grim doesn’t mean you don’t have every right to smile.”

― Rashida Jones

“It’s dangerous to write people off just because they’ve been arrested.”

― Raymond Kelly

“You cannot defend a terrorist group just because they are fighting Daesh.”

― Recep Tayyip Erdogan

“Just because you live longer doesn’t necessarily give you a greater edge in quality.”

― Reggie Watts

“We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.”

― Rene Magritte

“I’ve always felt like I could express myself better in English just because the way the grammar works.”

― Rich Brian

“Just because something’s kinda indie and whatever and only a few people know it, it doesn’t give it more authenticity over Rihanna’s ‘Work’ work work.”

― Richard Ashcroft

“I suppose I sort of like effects that have some organic elements rather than ones that are entirely generated by a computer. Just because, no matter how complex the algorithm is, it’s still an algorithm.”

― Richard Ayoade

“There is something cheap about magic that works just because it is magic.”

― Richard Dawkins

“Just because I support somebody doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll agree with them always. If they do not do something that’s correct, I have the right to make comment.”

― Richard Ojeda

“I don’t collect books just because other people collect them, and I’m not going to have books in my collection if I think it’s badly written.”

― Richard Prince

“Just because I believed in what I was doing on the field and dedicated myself to playing the game, does that mean I’m cocky? Does that mean I’m arrogant?”

― Rickey Henderson

“Just because there are celebrities in a movie, it doesn’t mean anything. I don’t think The Ant Bully did all that well the first week at the box office. Compare the movies that have a lot of celebrities with the Jimmy Neutron movie, which had no celebrity voices and grossed almost one hundred million dollars.”

― Rob Paulsen

“If it’s coming near the end of a chapter and I’m really getting into it, I tend to get up earlier and earlier, just because I’m excited to get to work.”

― Robert Caro

“You can be a catalyst for change but change never really entirely happens just because of one guy.”

― Robert Griffin III

“Just because the boogeyman of the Soviet Union doesn’t exist anymore, it doesn’t mean the world is living angelically.”

― Rod Lurie

“I once bought a $150,000 car just because my friends told me to. Not because I wanted it. Because they told me to.”

― Rolando McClain

“Just because the character listens to an iPod and wears black nail polish, she’s goth. That was just a misused word.”

― Rooney Mara

“I would like to sit down with Oprah, just because I’d like to talk to her. I want to sit down and, like, converse. Like, ‘Honey, let’s chat!’”

― Ross Mathews

“The thing is that anybody in the heavyweight division can be champion any day just because of one punch.”

― Roy Nelson

“Just because someone tells you they love you, it doesn’t mean they actually do.”

― Rupi Kaur

“It would have been convenient to be gay. Just because of the grooming, the narcissism, stuff like that. But I have this kind of roaring heterosexuality. Traditional, uncomplicated heterosexuality, an almost cliched Robin Askwith thing.”

― Russell Brand

“Times change. Context changes. Just because something is old and a ‘part of our history’ shouldn’t mean we are forced to honor it forever.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Don’t get stuck on a business plan just because it was your business plan.”

― Ryan Kavanaugh

“The point is to expand the scope of what a movie can possibly mean or be, to get people involved because they’re artistic or understand the point of the material, not just because they fit a certain bill aesthetically.”

― Ryan Phillippe

“I don’t accept films just because they have star heroes in lead. I rejected a few big films because I didn’t like the story.”

― Sai Pallavi

“The most anxious time was during launch, just because that is so dramatic.”

― Sally Ride

“To keep something around just because it is already on the books, I think, is wrong.”

― Sam Graves

“Just because I do a few comedy bits about gay people, that does not mean I’m out there promoting some anti-gay cause.”

― Sam Kinison

“Just because you’ve faced your own mortality, it doesn’t make it any less frightening.”

― Sam Taylor-Johnson

“’Can’t Get Closer’ I originally recorded in about half an hour, just on my bed with a microphone. I actually re-recorded the song with a cleaner vocal take, but I decided to leave the demo version on there, just because I felt that instant where it was created is what captured the most emotion.”

― Sampha

“Clients do not expect the infrastructure to be any less reliable just because the service is being delivered from an offshore location; thus, the uptime requirements justify the expense.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“Just because reporters say something over and over and over again doesn’t start to make it true.”

― Sarah Huckabee Sanders

“Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don’t have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father.”

― Sarah Michelle Gellar

“Just because we are women doesn’t mean the only roles we can play are that of the finger-shaking girlfriend.”

― Sarah Shahi

“Just because I’m the top-grossing actress of all time does not mean I’m the highest paid. I’ve had to fight for everything that I have. It’s such a fickle and political industry.”

― Scarlett Johansson

“Doing the podcast, the whole reason to do it is just because I can do whatever I want.”

― Scott Aukerman

“Just because my dad is Clint Eastwood doesn’t mean I don’t have to work for a living.”

― Scott Eastwood

“Just because I’m in favor of gay rights doesn’t mean that I’m gay or doesn’t mean I’m some kind of ‘sissy’ or something. That’s the language that you hear in locker rooms.”

― Scott Fujita

“Facts are facts, and fiction is fiction, and a lie doesn’t become truth just because it appears on the front page of the newspaper.”

― Scott Pruitt

“I don’t read books on how to write screenplays just because I’m stubborn. So it’s all sort of made up.”

― Shane Carruth

“Just because you are alive does not mean you have to give life.”

― Sheila Heti

“The world doesn’t end just because one thing goes wrong.”

― Shelley Duvall

“I admire Brad Pitt, honestly, just because of how he started and the obstacles he had to overcome to have the career that he’s had.”

― Shemar Moore

“I don’t write as much erotic romance as I used to, but I think that’s just because my writing style has changed.”

― Shiloh Walker

“Just because I have signed a contract doesn’t mean that he or she has bought me from head to toe.”

― Shilpa Shinde

“Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.”

― Shirley Chisholm

“In South, getting admission in SSN is not possible just because someone is my relative. One of the ministers said SSN is the only institution where I can’t get a seat for anyone. That’s true of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments, too.”

― Shiv Nadar

“A lot of people think that they are leaders just because they have been placed in charge of something – and you’re not.”

― Shonda Rhimes

“I love film and TV, the medium of them, just because it’s such a smaller screen. It’s much more precise. Ideally, I’d like to do maybe a film a year of some sort and use that to work more in the theatre because theatre really is my first love.”

― Shuler Hensley

“I would never want to be treated as a prop, to be looked on as an object just because of my gender.”

― Shweta Tripathi

“Just because I’m a girl and it’s pop doesn’t mean I have to write about love and heartbreak.”

― Sigrid

“That’s what we wanted to get across in that moment, particularly when Shaun goes to the shop when he’s all hung over. He doesn’t notice any of the zombies around him just because he never had before, so why should he at that point?”

― Simon Pegg

“Just because you have a blog doesn’t mean that you should, like, lie for no reason.”

― Sky Ferreira

“I wish I had claws, just because how cool would that be?”

― Skyler Samuels

“You can’t stop trusting people just because of a few people.”

― Smriti Irani

“Just because we’re Knopf doesn’t mean we shouldn’t sell books as well as any other publisher in the land.”

― Sonny Mehta

“Just because someone has stylistic limitations doesn’t necessarily make them a worse writer.”

― Sophie Hannah

“Kohli is a huge addition to the side not just because of his batting but with his attitude as well. He lifts everyone on the field. There is so much passion in his cricket.”

― Sourav Ganguly

“Just because something doesn’t confirm your existing beliefs does not mean it’s a hoax.”

― Stephanie Ruhle

“I don’t think Warren Buffett should be the treasurer or whatever. Warren Buffett’s nuts! Just because he’s a freaking billionaire doesn’t mean he has common sense.”

― Stephen Baldwin

“In all the years I’ve been playing, I’ve never considered changing my cue. It was the first cue I ever bought, aged 13, picked from a cabinet in a Dunfermline snooker centre just because I liked the Rex Williams signature on it. I saved £40 to buy it. It’s a cheap bit of wood, and it’s been the butt of other players’ jokes for ages.”

― Stephen Hendry

“The things I do outside of playing the piano are done out of an inner necessity, not just because I want to try my hand at different things.”

― Stephen Hough

“Just because we make a lot of money we’re supposed to be the bigger person? Fans tell us that our kids are ugly and that they should have thrown our mothers in jail for having us. That’s not disrespectful?”

― Stephen Jackson

“Just because people are in authority, if it doesn’t seem right, don’t do it. If it violates your own principles, don’t do it.”

― Steve Chabot

“You know, it’s a wonderful thing. I have to say that some of the greatest actors I’ve ever worked with have been doing anime for years. It’s not just because of the popularity, either.”

― Steven Blum

“Just because they really are out to get you doesn’t mean you aren’t paranoid.”

― Steven Brust

“A lot of the films I’ve made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that’s just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.”

― Steven Spielberg

“Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision.”

― Stevie Wonder

“Just because technological advances have made it easier for the federal government to collect information doesn’t mean that our privacy rights can or should be violated on the ground or in the air.”

― Suzan DelBene

“Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.”

― Suze Orman

“What I’ve learned is that the audience is constantly rotating. Just because it feels like I’ve said it, there are millions and millions of people that have still never heard of it.”

― Suze Orman

“Just because society says I’m old doesn’t mean I am.”

― Sylvester Stallone

“There’s no one in the world close to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a phenomenon. He’s brilliant. Just because his physique belies that, don’t underestimate him.”

― Sylvester Stallone

“I really like arcade games and like the ’80s and early ’90s kind of games, just because there’s a real kind of naivete to them, but there’s like a real inventiveness to it as well.”

― Taika Waititi

“I don’t want to act in a preachy movie just because that is more sensible. I don’t watch that kind of cinema.”

― Tamannaah

“Just because the office is casual doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make an effort.”

― Tan France

“Just because you make a good plan, doesn’t mean that’s what’s gonna happen.”

― Taylor Swift

“When I’m writing a record, I kind of don’t listen to much music. Just because I want to be inspired solely on the emotion; just based on how it feels.”

― Taylor Swift

“Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you’re better.”

― Ted Turner

“I haven’t dated anyone in the ten years since we lost Steve just because I feel a connection still with Steve.”

― Terri Irwin

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“I had this website that, at one point, I listed myself as ‘actor, writer, comedian, and fart enthusiast’ just because I thought that would be a really clear joke.”

― Thomas Middleditch

“You know what? Drake is one of my favorite artists, not just because it’s, like, the cool thing to say.”

― Thundercat

“Just because you’re right-wing shouldn’t mean you don’t believe climate science data. They’re unrelated.”

― Tim Minchin

“I am not better than anyone else just because I play football.”

― Tim Tebow

“Since when did scientific evidence become a reason to shy away from ecological action just because it wasn’t popular?”

― Timothy Morton

“Just because I’m not dancing on a video every five seconds doesn’t mean I’m not working.”

― Tionne Watkins

“Just because somebody makes a mistake doesn’t make them useless.”

― Todd Akin

“I don’t have a horror film in me just because I don’t like to be scared. But I definitely have a documentary in me, and I certainly have dramas.”

― Todd Phillips

“So I don’t think I’m gonna pull my head into my shell just because a bunch of people start acting like idiots.”

― Todd Rundgren

“I don’t like spiders, man, just because they are sneaky – they just really scare me. They are hairy – ugh.”

― Tom Holland

“Just because I beat David Haye doesn’t make me a great fighter. I’m still the same fighter that I was.”

― Tony Bellew

“Just because you’ve got a hit doesn’t mean you’ve made it.”

― Tyler Farr

“Just because you are on TV, it doesn’t mean you’re not going to make mistakes.”

― Tyler James Williams

“Just because you don’t know if other people are experiencing the same thing as you are, it doesn’t mean that it’s not happening. Everybody doesn’t necessarily share everything. Just know that what you’re going through, other people are going through it, too.”

― Tyra Banks

“Just because of ‘Rangeela’ and ‘Daud,’ it can’t be said that I am a sex symbol.”

― Urmila Matondkar

“I’ve always been proud of being a Marathi mulgi, but just because I don’t keep harping about it doesn’t mean I do not bother about my Marathi people.”

― Urmila Matondkar

“Once a year I will clean my room, just because I feel I should.”

― Usain Bolt

“Just because somebody says no doesn’t mean that you have to listen. You can do what you think is right.”

― Valerie Jarrett

“We in no way are naive to think that just because Russia and the United States agree to reduce their arsenals, that everyone else will fall in line.”

― Valerie Plame

“Lumpy and lazy; I aspired to lethargy. In the second year of university, I missed half my classes just because I couldn’t pull myself out of bed.”

― Victor LaValle

“Just because something is on trend, it might not work for you.”

― Victoria Justice

“I have a preference for film just because of the familiarity. It’s what I know, and I sort of have nostalgia for it.”

― Vince Vaughn

“I’m not going to throw the towel in just because things are not going great for the first time in my career.”

― Vincent Janssen

“I don’t do the vintage thing so much, just because it’s not me. There are some vintage designers I’ll buy things from, but mostly not.”

― Virgil Abloh

“There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.”

― Vladimir Lenin

“I like David Beckham just because of his lifestyle. He don’t ever need to score another goal again. How many times has he been on the cover of GQ?”

― Wale

“I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.”

― Walt Disney

“I don’t have to jump up and smile just because TV wants me to.”

― Walter Payton

“There’s some really disgusting places out there who just throw some lentil together and think that just because you don’t eat meat, you’re gonna eat this slop.”

― Wendy Williams

“Just because I’m undersized and under-this and under-that, I’ve still been a good football player since I was little.”

― Wes Welker

“Just because a company’s future is highly uncertain doesn’t mean an investment in it is risky. In fact, some of the best potential investments are highly uncertain but have little risk of permanent capital loss.”

― Whitney Tilson

“My pastor said, Just because you were a celebrity doesn’t mean you’re supposed to be a celebrity now.”

― Willie Aames

“I’m not a vitiligo spokesperson just because I have vitiligo.”

― Winnie Harlow

“I don’t perm my hair anymore, but I’m not a natural hair expert just because it grows out of my head like that.”

― Winnie Harlow

“Just because you are a woman doesn’t mean you have to suffer more. We have to get that idea out of our heads.”

― Yalitza Aparicio

“Just because a rapper is white, I don’t feel the need to attack them.”

― Yelawolf

“Because I write the music, I write the lyrics, I write the vocal melody lines – I write everything. Just because I let somebody sing something doesn’t mean they’re more important than the bass player or the keyboard player or the drummer.”

― Yngwie Malmsteen

“Just because I take my music international doesn’t mean I have to sing in English. I will continue to sing in Punjabi, Hindi, Gujarati, and Tamil. I want to represent my own country through its own languages.”

― Yo Yo Honey Singh

“I don’t really feel McCain. It ain’t just because Barack is black; he can make change. Just like Bush equals recession, Barack equals progression.”

― Young Jeezy
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