Top 159 Sides Quotes of 2020

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“’Wicked’ gave us a story that ‘The Wizard of Oz’ did not. Two sides to every story.”

― Abbi Glines

“Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.”

― Adolf Loos

“Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.”

― Aesop

“Washington’s defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.”

― Albert Bushnell Hart

“It’s how I express myself – through storytelling and characters. They often reveal very intimate, vulnerable sides of myself.”

― Alexia Fast

“Solidarity and competitiveness are the two sides of a European coin.”

― Angela Merkel

“I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather, but there are other sides of me, that my film express.”

― Angelina Jolie

“If I didn’t have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.”

― Angelina Jolie

“I’m interested in writing that explores all sides of human beings.”

― Annette Bening

“It’s almost impossible to have a constructive conversation about health-care reform in Arkansas without passions rising and folks taking sides.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“If Jews don’t come to Nazareth, Arabs don’t go to Afula. There is fear on both sides.”

― Ayman Odeh

“Everyone has different sides to them, and we’re constantly changing.”

― Bae Suzy

“Boxing traditionally was received very well and accepted on both sides.”

― Barry McGuigan

“The two sides of Bernie – that’s a quiet weapon that I have.”

― Bernie Mac

“The Iraq war fueled distrust of the press from both sides.”

― Bill Dedman

“The national debate on Social Security has been cheapened by demagoguery on all sides.”

― Bill Delahunt

“It’s almost inevitable there’s going to be an escalation on both sides.”

― Bill Luther

“Turkey is fine, but if I don’t have the sides, forget about it. And cornbread stuffing is at the center of my plate. I will have about six sides and then a little bit of turkey and gravy.”

― Carla Hall

“He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.”

― Charles Lamb

“My father was an actor, and my mother was his agent, so I had it on both sides: the crazy actor and his representation.”

― Christian Slater

“Being too thin. Being bigger. I’ve been criticized for being on both sides of the scale.”

― Christina Aguilera

“I do abs every day: regular, weighted crunches and sit-ups every other day, then my obliques and my sides on the alternating day. So I’m working my core every day.”

― Christopher Gorham

“The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.”

― Christopher Lasch

“A sign that negotiations were handled well on both sides is that everybody probably feels a little bit like they didn’t get what they wanted.”

― Christopher Lloyd

“I think the teenage sides of myself have informed my adult self.”

― Cole Sprouse

“I’m dedicated to healing the wounds between police and minority communities so both sides feel safe again.”

― Darryl Glenn

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.”

― David Viscott

“I’ve had the most amazing interviews, and I’ve done interviews that were so bad, I was embarrassed to be interviewed. I’ve seen both sides of the coin.”

― Diana DeGarmo

“I like someone who’s suffered from both sides.”

― Diane Lane

“And if I want to get involved in choosing sides, I usually pick hockey or football.”

― Dierks Bentley

“Depression runs in my family on both sides, and I have to be wary.”

― Dolly Parton

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”

― Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I have some sarcastic sides of me.”

― Eden Sher

“I’m such a failed politician that all of my rivals have disappeared, on both sides.”

― Ehud Barak

“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

― Elie Wiesel

“Because trying to see all sides, such an instinct is particularly Jewish.”

― Elizabeth Wurtzel

“I’m not anti-American. I was raised to love both sides.”

― Emir Kusturica

“I’ve had Harleys on both sides of the Atlantic, so I’m a lover of a Harley motorcycle.”

― Engelbert Humperdinck

“I come from a family of farmers on both sides of my family.”

― Eric Ripert

“Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.”

― Euripides

“By definition, a hearing is an inquiry into many sides of an issue with testimony from various points of views. But mark this: The Republicans did not have a single woman to testify in support of the contraception mandate. That is not a hearing; that is a sham.”

― Felicity Huffman

“Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the combats waged between them, and blows were given and received, and swords flashed and showers of arrows descended on all sides.”

― Ferdowsi

“Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel it’s necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them.”

― Fiona Apple

“I’ve had experiences on both sides of the ocean and various classrooms and bedrooms around New York.”

― Frank McCourt

“It takes two sides to make a deal, two sides to negotiate and two sides to make it go bad.”

― Gary Bettman

“Over the years, over the history of our country, liberals have stood on many of the right sides of the issues.”

― George Clooney

“Although he’s regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.”

― George J. Mitchell

“He who walks in the middle of the roads gets hit from both sides.”

― George P. Shultz

“Senator Kerry has been in Washington long enough to take both sides on just about every issue.”

― George W. Bush

“Third, we could, while denouncing them both as illegal, have acquiesced in them both and thus remained neutral with both sides, although not agreeing with either as to the righteousness of their respective orders.”

― George William Norris

“The common agenda both sides seem to share is: Whatever works.”

― Gwen Ifill

“German and European unification are two sides of the same coin.”

― Helmut Kohl

“With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.”

― Herbert Hoover

“It is wrong to say the U.S. should ‘not take sides’ in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.”

― Howard Berman

“Secrecy is one of the shadier sides of private and public life.”

― Ian Hacking

“Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.”

― Ida Pauline Rolf

“A remarkable feature of the humanitarian movement, on both its sentimental and utilitarian sides, has been its preoccupation with the lot of the masses.”

― Irving Babbitt

“There are not ‘many sides’ in the fight against hatred and bigotry. There is only right and wrong.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language.”

― J. Michael Straczynski

“It seems obvious to say, but I really admire the creative sides of Steve Jobs.”

― Jacob Whitesides

“Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.”

― James Bovard

“All of my relatives on both sides of my family are from Allentown.”

― James G. Stavridis

“Many women have many sides to their personality.”

― Jamie Brewer

“Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too.”

― Jan Morris

“When I did the first ‘Oxygene’ in the vinyl days, I had a structure in mind divided in 2 parts fitting the A&B sides of an album.”

― Jean-Michel Jarre

“Our citizens never hesitate to take sides against one another, whether it’s Democrats versus Republicans, Coke drinkers opposed to Pepsi enthusiasts or Yankee loyalists against Red Sox aficionados.”

― Jen Lancaster

“At the end of the day, we’re defined by our predicament, not by the sides of town.”

― Jesse Jackson

“Manhattan’s probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana’s definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides.”

― Jim Gaffigan

“Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.”

― Jimmy Carter

“I had a faux-hawk for a while and I used to buzz the sides and design it. It was really bad.”

― Joe Jonas

“He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It is admitted on all sides that we must equalize the revenue and expenditures. The scheme of borrowing to make up an increasing deficit must, in the end, if continued, prove ruinous.”

― John C. Calhoun

“We’ve seen, in Washington, both sides say they don’t want to give up much of anything.”

― John Dickerson

“I’ve seen beautiful art on the sides of buildings. I’ve seen beautiful art in museums. I’ve seen beautiful art in galleries. Beautiful art is everywhere.”

― John Mellencamp

“We’ve got many different sides of music to us.”

― John Otto

“In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.”

― John Stuart Mill

“I come from a long line of saloon keepers and proselytizers, and I draw from both sides.”

― Jon Huntsman, Jr.

“But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.”

― Joseph Rotblat

“Humanity has both its beautiful and its ugly sides.”

― Julie Plec

“Like everybody I have many different sides.”

― Juliette Lewis

“I have been a director who has starred, participated on both sides of the filmmaking process.”

― Keenen Ivory Wayans

“Both sides should demand a speedy trial.”

― Kimberly Guilfoyle

“I’m convinced that no one can amount to a damn in the arts if he becomes sweetly reasonable, seeing all sides of a picture, forgiving all sins.”

― Kurt Vonnegut

“I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity.”

― Kyra Sedgwick

“That’s the joy of getting to be an actor – getting to play all kinds of different roles and showing so many different sides of yourself.”

― Laura Osnes

“Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.”

― Lech Walesa

“I completely remember the horror I felt when my pits started getting hairy. I would walk with my arms pressed against my sides.”

― Lisi Harrison

“We all have different sides; nobody is just one thing.”

― Lotte Verbeek

“The issue of immigration is one of the most complex and politically difficult issues because there is so much passion on all sides.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“As a professional, I get in a dilemma between sport and entertainment. There’s these two sides.”

― Lyoto Machida

“Bolton are an established team in the Premiership these days and well respected by the other sides.”

― Mark Lawrenson

“I do jokes about what’s funny, and both sides are funny.”

― Mark Russell

“Elephants seek food elsewhere if their route is blocked, and raiding crops and grain stores brings them into conflict with people, often resulting in deaths on both sides.”

― Mark Shand

“Both sides have been playing tremendous cricket over a couple of years and they’re both very good units.”

― Matthew Hayden

“I ended up working on over 150 political campaigns in 42 states; over a third of those were for Republicans. I want to be clear about that. Approximately two-thirds were for Democrats, so, I worked on both sides of the aisle, across the United States.”

― Michael Avenatti

“I’ve been on both sides of the boos.”

― Michael Bisping

“In recurring episodes over the next couple of decades, the minority view gradually won. A profusion of factors differentiates each case from the others, including naked partisanship on both sides, but the trend has been clear.”

― Michael Kinsley

“When you are running for the presidency of the United States, you have to expect that you are going to have attacks by all sides.”

― Michele Bachmann

“People forget we come from an embryo and we’re part sperm and part ovary. We have both sides in us.”

― Michelle Rodriguez

“Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei and Assad are two sides of the same terror coin. Letting Assad continue to wield lethal power means that Tehran’s terror network – from Hezbollah to the Houthis – will persist in threatening the West.”

― Mike Pompeo

“I worry about my sides. I worry where everything goes. I worry that I’m going to be the leak. I give all my scripts back!”

― Miranda Otto

“One doesn’t go on television for the Manhattan crowd. You buy the sides of buses for that.”

― Mitch Leigh

“If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides.”

― Montesquieu

“If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.”

― Montesquieu

“I feel some of the sides are blessed when it comes to having allrounders.”

― MS Dhoni

“I get to see the different sides of skating now which involves not only competing, but entertainment.”

― Nancy Kerrigan

“My grandfathers on both sides were entrepreneurs.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“You can’t be a mod and a rocker. You have to choose sides.”

― Noel Gallagher

“I really didn’t know there was two sides to the abortion issue.”

― Norma McCorvey

“We call upon all sides to stop hostilities and restart peace talks.”

― Nursultan Nazarbayev

“Everything has two sides – the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.”

― Olive Schreiner

“It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the top compared to the sides, so the air would not take the easiest route and not evenly dry the stored corn.”

― Orville Redenbacher

“There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.”

― Oscar Levant

“Having lived in America and France, I’ve been on both sides of the picky-eating divide.”

― Pamela Druckerman

“You can’t take sides when you know the earth is round.”

― Patricia Sun

“Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they’re in the game.”

― Paul Rodriguez

“Modern managers have a lot of demands on them, and many feel, with justification, that they do not have the time to commit to watching the junior sides.”

― Paul Scholes

“I reiterate that I am strongly committed to working with those on all sides of politics to improve how Parliament operates.”

― Peter Slipper

“If the record was picked up by Dot Records, I would imagine that they would have wanted both sides of the record to be something by Lou alone which would account for the dropping of ‘So Blue’.”

― Phil Harris

“Usually, when I walk on a wire, I inspect the anchor point on both sides before crossing.”

― Philippe Petit

“There are two sides to every question.”

― Protagoras

“My ideal would be to hop both sides of the Atlantic to work, as I’m sure every actor would.”

― Rachel Shenton

“Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Both sides of the aisle – Republican and Democrat – have been unwilling and afraid to address the deficit, and someone’s got to.”

― Rand Paul

“All sides must learn to respect one another.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“Mercenaries, to me, were always able to switch sides because they’re motivated by cash. Deadpool has always been a shifty bastard.”

― Rob Liefeld

“Trump and Bernie Sanders are different sides of the same coin.”

― Rob Portman

“The war… was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides.”

― Robert E. Lee

“The plants are principally kept in large pots arranged in rows along the sides of narrow paved walks, with the houses of the gardeners at the entrance through which the visitors pass to the gardens.”

― Robert Fortune

“Fixing health care and fixing the economy are two sides of the same coin.”

― Ron Wyden

“We handle it from both sides of the coin: from the sport aspect and the entertainment aspect. You gotta have both because we’re if not doing solid ratings, we’re not going to be on TV.”

― Roy Nelson

“I’m not embarrassed that I’m mixed. I’m not ashamed that I’m mixed. I very much embraced both sides.”

― Sasha Lane

“Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express both their masculine and feminine sides.”

― Scott Bakula

“I think that people on both sides of the aisle are rejecting what’s going on with Washington and the establishment.”

― Scott DesJarlais

“I grew up in Rhode Island. Most of my family on both sides is from Rhode Island.”

― Sean Spicer

“I have studied the details, listened to Ohioans on all sides of this issue, and consulted with nuclear experts. This deal is not about trusting the Iranian regime, but instead working with our allies on comprehensive, verifiable restrictions to block Iran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb without precipitating another war in the Middle East.”

― Sherrod Brown

“We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about.”

― Sonia Braga

“Immigration in America is a highly polarized issue and there are passionate views on both sides.”

― Spencer Bachus

“There are lots of different sides to Brooklyn. It has so much character.”

― Stephanie Beatriz

“There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors.”

― Stephen Douglas

“During the Cold War, America took sides not only in disputes between Arab countries, but also in debates within them.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“Nepotism and outsiders are two sides of the same coin that is Bollywood. They both have to co-exist. Both have their share of struggles.”

― Taapsee Pannu

“Elections are about choosing sides, but inaugurations are about closing ranks.”

― Ted Kulongoski

“I’m on the sockless and un-sockless teams. I’m on both sides.”

― Theophilus London

“In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh

“I don’t view myself as a political leftie. I view myself as a storyteller who is fair to both sides.”

― Tim Robbins

“We all have dark sides to ourselves, and I want to portray that in a realistic way.”

― Tom Weston-Jones

“Both mediums, theatre and film, have really interesting sides to it that I really like to explore.”

― Tom Wlaschiha

“In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.”

― Ulysses S. Grant

“Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.”

― Victor Hugo

“Fortune sides with him who dares.”

― Virgil

“It is necessary to suppress any extremist actions, on all sides, regardless of their origin.”

― Vladimir Putin

“Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.”

― Voltaire

“In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.”

― Walter Cronkite

“Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it’s not been satisfactory.”

― Warren Christopher

“You can’t choose up sides on a round world.”

― Wayne Dyer

“If you have empathy for both sides, then that’s the same as having no empathy at all.”

― Wendy Long

“I am aware of my film habits because I have for so long played guys who are darker or dealing with very complex issues, and they’re dealing with their darker sides.”

― Wes Bentley

“He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.”

― Yogi Berra
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