We have collected the best Phoenix Quotes by famous authors including ASAP Rocky, Theresa Rebeck, Gerald Green, Terrell Suggs, Andra Day and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
On ‘Phoenix,’ I talk about thoughts of suicide and my whole life. It’s called ‘Phoenix’ because it’s talking about dying – but when a phoenix dies, it’s reborn from its own ashes. I related to that.
Heath Ledger’s recent death, like that of River Phoenix, was handled with great care by the press. Anna Nicole Smith’s not so much.
I think in Phoenix Phoenix is like the run and gun team. We used to do a drill where we’d try to score in the first seven seconds. We used to do that in practice.
Born and raised in St. Paul. I was a St. Paul Johnson Governor for the first quarter of my freshman year. Then I moved to Phoenix.
I love different eclectic bands. I love Phoenix and Kimber.
I’ve watched a lot of my friends die, everyone from John Belushi, River Phoenix to Chris Farley. It just keeps going on and on.
I was born in Cleveland, Ohio; raised primarily in Phoenix, Arizona; and, after running away from home in my teens to play music and bouncing around a bit, settled in Oxford, Mississippi, which I consider more my home than anywhere else in the world.
I find it more challenging to do something new. But I would love to do a third series of ‘Phoenix Nights.’
I leave Phoenix and everybody’s calling me disgruntled, but then you see my teammates that were there speak highly of me.
I always had a sense of where I was going with ‘Dark Phoenix.’ Jean had the greatest power imaginable… and, how’s she going to deal with that?
I went to Detroit Public Schools: Harms Elementary, Bennett, which is now called Phoenix Academy. This is all in Southwest Detroit. I graduated from Southwestern High School, so I’m a ‘Prospector,’ which is what we used to call each other.
Tag Team specialists like The Revival, The Singh Brothers, Sasha and Bayley, and myself and Beth Phoenix find ourselves watching back old Hart Foundation matches wanting to try to emulate ‘The Porsche and The Tank.’
Oh there’s so many, but the one that I would love to see, that I would love to go up against, is Beth Phoenix. I would love for her to return. It would be something for me, kind of like a a childhood thing, growing up seeing her being such a dominant woman. I would love for her to show up and be in the ring with her.
The dream would be to work with my two favorite actors, Daniel Day Lewis and Cate Blanchett. Or playing Joaquin Phoenix’s brother in a film. Basically anything where I get to act opposite actors like these; ones who bring a certain caliber to their work and literally morph into the character they are playing.
I like Joaquin Phoenix. He’s an amazing actor and he’s so buff.
This 51 Phoenix Racing team, I love them to death. They’ve got my back, I’ve got theirs.
The one term I don’t like to be called is a ‘vulture.’ Because to me, a vulture is a kind of asset-stripper that eats dead flesh off the bones of a dead creature. Our bird should be the phoenix, the bird that reinvents itself, recreates itself from its ashes. And that’s much closer to what it is that we really do.
I think about me and my dad taking a road trip from Phoenix to Nashville when I was 19. He’s no longer here with me, but I still drive that same 1994 Chevy truck. I never have bought a new car.
In the fall of 1989, I was writing 600-word columns at the ‘Herald.’ My heart always was in long-form narrative writing, though. It’s what I cut my teeth on at the ‘Boston Phoenix.’
When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation started with one wish out of Phoenix, Arizona, and the organization has grown so grand ever since.
I’ve been saying it before the lottery, before the Phoenix Suns even had the No. 1 pick. I’ve just been talking it into the existence. I’m not saying I’m the best player in the draft and trying to be cocky like that, but I was just saying I’m going to be the No. 1 pick, regardless.
When I came into this league, it was a Phoenix Suns team consistently going to the playoffs, and they had aspirations to go deep into the playoffs. People were always harping on sacrifice, what you have to give up for the success of the team.
I never even thought of myself as deadpan until someone wrote an article about me about a year after I was doing comedy. There was a paper called the ‘Boston Phoenix,’ and someone wrote a description of what I was doing and that’s where I first saw ‘deadpan.’
A lot of stuff has happened to me and Phoenix has always been there for me.
All my records – ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix,’ ‘Wichita Lineman,’ ‘Galveston,’ ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ ‘Dreams of the Everyday Housewife’ – they all had strings on them.
Bernard Manning is controversial but he had incredible timing. I wrote the character of Brian Potter in ‘Phoenix Nights’ for him to play but unfortunately he was too poorly to do it. I thought it would have been perfect casting but it didn’t happen.
My first real experience with worship, I was 19. I was playing drums in the church band at a church in Phoenix, and they asked me to be the worship leader.
This is the Boston Celtics. This isn’t the Phoenix Suns. No disrespect to any other organization, but you don’t hang conference titles. Do we hang going to the conference finals?
Metallica is like the phoenix rising from the ashes. We set everything on fire, and this is what has risen from it – ‘St. Anger’ being the fire and ‘Death Magnetic’ being the phoenix.
I was on the board at my children’s school in Phoenix: I was Mr. Daddy Daycare.
I seem to be one of the few people in journalism who never worked or wrote for the ‘Boston Phoenix.’ I certainly read and admired it, and feel the same general malaise at news that it is gone.
By the time I was 10, I was doing plays for Phoenix theater. My first lead role was as the Stinky Cheese Man. I got a taste of the limelight, and I just couldn’t stop. It was a way for me to be the artistic, geeky kid that I was, and not get beat up.
Sometimes you have to burn yourself to the ground before you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes.
It’s a difficult world for lots of child actors, and it’s difficult to be a teenager under any circumstances. Add to that notoriety and fame, and things can go really wrong. But I had a terrific family and grew up very normal in Phoenix.
I love ‘Phoenix Nights’ and I would love to go back. I’ve got a lot of ideas about ‘Phoenix Nights.’
I had a couple great years in Phoenix, man.
My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise from the ashes of her latest disaster. She loved being Judy Garland.
I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.
It’s best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
We are not giving up on the Coyotes in the Greater Phoenix Area… The team has got a number of options and is going to pursue them, so nobody should think that team is moving other than out of Glendale.
The biggest lesson learned from ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ or ‘X3’ was that if you are going to tell a Phoenix story, tell the Phoenix story. Don’t make it the subplot of the movie. Make it the plot of the movie.
I know how much of a uniting game cricket is and as a leader of the Birmingham Phoenix that is something I definitely want to promote.
‘The Master’ is a wonderful film, honestly, and the actors, Joaquin Phoenix and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, are incredible.
Definitely River Phoenix is somebody that I thought, ‘This guy is very cool.’ I wanted to be like him when I was a kid.
My favorite movie is ‘Dogfight’ with River Phoenix and Lili Taylor. The ending is kind of bittersweet but so real and moving and complicated.
Ask yourself: if I were a Chinese spy, why wouldn’t I have flown directly into Beijing? I could be living in a palace petting a phoenix by now.
A phoenix, Beirut seems to always pull itself out its ashes, reinvents itself, has been conquered numerous times in its 7,000-year history, yet it survives by both becoming whatever its conquerors wished it to be and retaining its idiosyncratic persona.
When they say my name, I want them to say the Phoenix Mercury and vice versa. I wouldn’t have it any other way.
I was commuting between Hollywood and Phoenix. It wasn’t unusual for me to fly between the two cities two or three times a week.
Pat Phoenix kept that amazing sassy look. I always wonder, was that because she was thrilled with that look, and thought it looked marvellous, or was it because she was too scared to change it? It’s a double thing. Security and insecurity.
A normal way that the American free market system has worked is that we have a process of unwinding. It’s called bankruptcy. It doesn’t mean, necessarily, that the industry is eclipsed or that it’s gone. Often times, the phoenix rises out of the ashes.
I would wake up every day, and put on a pair of shoes, never thinking about what it would be like to go without. After seeing people walking the streets of Phoenix, without anything on their feet, I knew I had to do something to help.
I grew up around the corner from my grandparents’ dairy farm, which was three miles outside of a small town called Phoenix.
Phoenix and Las Vegas have grim long-term prospects. On top of oil-and-gas problems, they will have terrible problems with water and the ability to produce food locally. I suppose it shows how delusional the public is, and how our institutional controls have decayed – for instance, lending standards.
James Howard Kunstler
I used to love wrestling Beth Phoenix, and I loved everything Beth Phoenix did in the ring because it was like, ‘Goodness. That beautiful woman is so strong.’
I look up to Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon. I’m a huge fan of their work. I also like actors who really transform themselves, like Joaquin Phoenix. And I loved Robin Williams growing up. He does comedy and drama so brilliantly.
I remember specifically a couple of performances that I saw when I was young – River Phoenix in ‘Stand by Me’ and also Michael Jackson, in particular his ability to command such power and love while maintaining such deep vulnerability. It really moved my soul from a very young age.
Asia Kate Dillon
At least in Phoenix, you can get off the main highways and take side streets to where you want to go. In L.A., you can’t. You’re stuck.
I don’t follow sports that much now, but I was a Phoenix Suns fanatic in the early ’90s.