104+ Best Chain Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Chain Quotes

In journalism, we recognize a kind of hierarchy of fame among the famous. We measure it in two ways: by the length of an obituary and by how far in advance it is prepared. Presidents, former presidents, and certain heads of state are at the top of the chain. — Walter Cronkite

We work because it’s a chain reaction, each subject leads to the next. — Charles Eames

We exist to have our wealth moved up the economic chain out of our reach. — Roger Ebert

Life here (in the Pacific Northwest, not in Vancouver, Seattle, Portland or the chain of buildings connecting them but in the rest of the place, out west and east from the north-south I-5 river) can sometimes feel like a half-dream, half-myth. — Phil Elverum

Your success, or lack of success, is your responsibility. Even when you have a chain of command that you don’t like as well, its your responsibility to work with the up chain of command. — Jocko Willink

I probably spend more on food than a lot of people, and I feel good about the whole food chain I’m supporting when I’m doing it. But even I have to remind myself. I’m always complaining about the prices at the farmer’s market. — Michael Pollan

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul. — Mark Twain

Grandfather was an old-fashioned pharmacist who never ceased venting his resentment at the growing number of retail items the drugstore had to carry, and he would go into periods of fearful rage when the subject of chain stores was raised. — Walter Cronkite

I always had boyfriends, but I never imagined a proposal or a wedding. To me, that was like having a ball and chain round your neck. — Sandra Bullock

We are constantly auditing our supply chain. Making sure that safety standards are – are, you know, are the highest. We’re making sure that working conditions are the highest. — Tim Cook

Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain – at least in a poor country like Russia – and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect. — Leon Trotsky

Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever. — Muhammad Iqbal

I have not an ounce of regret. Every link is so valuable in forming the chain that is my life. Who I am today is because of those links, and I wouldn’t change any of them. — Alanis Morissette

The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention argues that no two countries that are both part of the same global supply chain will ever fight a war as long as they are each part of that supply chain. — Thomas Friedman

We now eat at the end of a very long and opaque food chain. Food comes to us ready-made in packages that obscure as much information as they reveal. — Michael Pollan

To turn our hearts to our fathers is to search out the names of our deceased ancestors and to perform the saving ordinances in the temple for them. This will forge a continuous chain between us and our forefathers eventually all the way back to Father Adam and Mother Eve. — James E. Faust

Every fish fertilizes the water in a way that generates the plankton that ultimately leads back into the food chain, but also yields oxygen, grabs carbon – it’s a part of what makes the ocean function and what makes the planet function. — Sylvia Earle

With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem? Why do we continue marching at the same alarming beat? — Yehuda Berg

My passion is from my mom. She was passionate about leaving Germany and coming to America and making a life for her and her family. My father – discipline, a chain of command, it works this way. — Herm Edwards

I used to be followed by a moon shadow. Now I’m followed by all these misconceptions, and they’re like a ball and chain. I just want to write music from my heart and give people a message of hope and the search for a better place. — Cat Stevens

I don’t look to celebrities for style anymore because I’ve learned the chain of command. They are being dressed by a stylist who’s getting inspiration from a 16-year-old kid running the streets of Melbourne, Australia. Once I learned that chain of command, I just started taking it to the streets. — Lizzo

Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000. — Anthony Burgess

The most interesting biofuel efforts avoid using land that’s expensive and has high opportunity costs. They do this by getting onto other types of land, or taking advantage of byproducts that aren’t used in the food chain today, or by intercropping. — Bill Gates

A block chain is a series of blocks. Each block is a series of computations done by computers all over the world using serious cryptography in a way that’s very hard to undo. — Naval Ravikant

My mother might find a thin gold chain at the back of a drawer, wadded into an impossibly tight knot, and give it to me to untangle. It would have a shiny, sweaty smell, and excite me: Gold chains linked you to the great fairy tales and myths, to Arabia, and India; to the great weight of the world, but lighter than a feather. — Anne Lamott

Rarely do I do film press because I’m so low on the food chain of the movie, and for me it’s just this thing I did for four weeks before the next tour started. — Henry Rollins

I don’t think I’ve made my favorite film yet. But I loved ‘Bamboozled.’ ‘Bamboozled’ to me is off the chain. It’s definitely in the ranking. I loved ‘Bamboozled.’ — Jada Pinkett Smith

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain. — William James

What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you’re advancing. If you don’t you’re as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn’t there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you. — Lyndon B. Johnson

I’m not convinced that women have the education or the sense of their own history enough or that they understand the cruelty of which men are capable and the delight that many men will take in seeing you choose to chain yourself – then they get to say ‘See, you did it yourself.’ — Alice Walker

It was probably in third grade – I had a super-fake gold herringbone chain. Yeah man, it was, like, super fake. I don’t remember if it was my mom’s or how I got it, but ever since then, I’ve loved chains. The first real chain I got was from Kanye. It was a Jacob the Jeweler Kanye West Jesus piece. — Big Sean

If you want to open a supermarket chain and put your face all around the globe, selling your baby and your dog, if it makes you happy, who am I to disagree, as the song goes. But it’s not for me. I’ve always tried to keep my integrity and keep my autonomy. — Annie Lennox

Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances. — Cesare Pavese

Basically all the world’s computer parts come from the same supply chain that runs from Korea, down through coastal China, over to Taiwan, and down to Malaysia. — Thomas Friedman

I’ve been in all kinds of various arrangements of chain of command, and I was very comfortable – and everybody was – and I think the music shows that. I’m an honorary Foo Fighter, I guess. Or alumni or something. I’m proud to be one. — Joe Walsh

Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought. — Robert Green Ingersoll

The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it. — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order. — Edwin Hubbel Chapin

I think that there are a lot of law enforcement officers out there who work according to their own set of what is right and what is wrong. And that doesn’t always include respect for administration cops, you know, people that are higher up the food chain. — Bruce Willis

I think the International Criminal Court could be a threat to American security interests, because the prosecutor of the court has enormous discretion in going after war crimes. And the way the Statute of Rome is written, responsibility for war crimes can be taken all the way up the chain of command. — John Bolton

Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells. — Thomas Friedman

Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you prejudice, you can’t move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get nowhere with that. — Bob Marley

I did my utmost to ensure that everyone below me in the chain of command felt comfortable approaching me with concerns, ideas, thoughts, and even disagreements. — Jocko Willink

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top. — Robert Browning

Perish the infamous doctrine that man can have property in man. Let us resent with indignation every effort to put a chain upon our minds. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. — Thomas Dekker

Hillary Clinton is excoriating Donald Trump over Trump University? The Clinton scandal at Laureate Education, a for-profit education chain of schools and colleges operating world-wide, including the United States, is much worse. — Roger Stone

I’m so happy to have been a part of that process and I would go straight back into the desert in a ton of chain mail for Ridley any day of the week. He’s an amazing director and I can’t wait to see the long version. — Orlando Bloom

From an operational perspective, exports challenge companies to design, develop, manufacture and supply products to discerning customers in global markets. This, in turn, motivates companies to scale up the value chain, which results in higher realisations. — Baba Kalyani

During the Enron debacle, it was workers who took the pounding, not bankers. Not only did Enron employees lose their jobs, many lost their retirement savings. That’s because they were at the bottom of the investing food chain. — Robert Kiyosaki

In corn, I think I’ve found the key to the American food chain. If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald’s meal, virtually all the carbon in it – and what we eat is mostly carbon – comes from corn. — Michael Pollan

I used to throw stuff out of the window and trash hotel rooms – and superglue all the drawers shut and superglue the toilet seat down and superglue the phone to the nightstand – and all kinds of stuff. I had a chain saw for a while. I didn’t really use it but once or twice. — Joe Walsh

The principal challenge we face is to go up the value- and domain-skill chain and build a strong consultancy front end and, also, to globalize our leadership much more. — Azim Premji

The death of Sid Caesar on Wednesday caused a chain reaction in my soon-to-be-66-year-old mind. I was saddened, of course, but felt a sense of relief that he was at last free from the indignity of aging. — Billy Crystal

When I’m doing a book tour in the States, I’ll wake up in the room sometimes in an anonymous chain hotel, and I don’t know where I am right away. I’ll go to the window, and it doesn’t help there either, especially if you’re in an anonymous strip and it’s the usual Victoria’s Secret, Gap, Chili’s, Applebee’s. — Anthony Bourdain

I told CBS, ‘My career is going down the toilet, and you’re pulling the chain.’ — Flip Wilson

Chefs are at the end of a long chain of individuals who work hard to feed people. Farmers, beekeepers, bakers, scientists, fishermen, grocers, we are all part of that chain, all food people, all dedicated to feeding the world. — Jose Andres

Looking back, I clearly understand that seeing a ‘chain of command’ approach in my house was a positive thing for me. My father provided a strong point of view on life and was a leader. Boys, especially, need that. — Bill O’Reilly

And I realized, when I’d come in to the meetings with these corrugated metal and chain link stuff, and people would just look at me like I’d just landed from Mars. But I couldn’t do anything else. That was my response to the people and the time. — Frank Gehry

In coastal waters rich in runoff, plankton can swarm densely, a million in a drop of water. They color the sea brown and green where deltas form from big rivers, or cities dump their sewage. Tiny yet hugely important, plankton govern how well the sea harvests the sun’s bounty, and so are the foundation of the ocean’s food chain. — Gregory Benford

Unless you’re getting a dollar slice, there’s no real money difference between a chain and your local pizzeria. — Dave Portnoy

Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices and it’s money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain: the people who use, administer, operate and account for computer systems that contain protected information. — Kevin Mitnick

I always think that change is like a daisy chain. — Boy George

The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it. — Voltaire

Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver. — Ambrose Bierce

Before going to developmental, I had next to no fundamentals and that was sort of, doing cool chain wrestling and using a lot of holds and stuff. — Kenny Omega

The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it. — Arthur Conan Doyle

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies – or else? The chain reaction of evil – hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars – must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve. — Thomas Carlyle

There’s a short chain between field and fork, and the shorter that chain is – the fresher, the more transparent that system is – the less chance there is of anything from bio-terrorism to pathogenicity to spoilage. — Joel Salatin

The duty of rhetoric is to deal with such matters as we deliberate upon without arts or systems to guide us, in the hearing of persons who cannot take in at a glance a complicated argument or follow a long chain of reasoning. — Aristotle

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. — Winston Churchill

The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it – and sometimes three. — Heraclitus

David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA and let the moms decide what the dress code should be. I asked my mother if I could wear a chain, and she told me yeah. So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do. — Shaquille O’Neal

If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in their cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment. — Dave Pelzer

I hate to say ‘chain restaurant,’ but we’re sort of a corporation now. How do we defy that concept, where people assume each restaurant can’t be good? — David Chang

In the show, the whole point of the fast food – the fact that SpongeBob loves being part of the fast-food chain and that being a manager is his ultimate dream – it’s ironic. It’s something that most people don’t think is a great thing to try to achieve. — Stephen Hillenburg

I think that what’s perceived as punk out in shopping malls or in chain stores or on MTV has almost nothing to do with what punk is about. — Jello Biafra

The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is. — Joel Salatin

Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life. — Truman Capote

I do remember my first purchase: the Partridge Family’s ‘Greatest Hits.’ I got it for $3.99 at a failed chain of pre-Wal-Mart-type stores called Jamesway. God, I’m old. — Trent Reznor

I’m trying to break any chain of negative parenting that I might have survived. — Eddie Vedder

We have only one Windows. We don’t have multiple Windows. They run across multiple form factors, but it’s one developer platform, one store, one tool chain for developers. And you adapt it for different screen sizes and different input and output. — Satya Nadella

I got a chain letter by fax. It’s very simple. You just fax a dollar bill to everybody on the list. — Steven Wright

Feel good about linking hands in human chain for good causes. — Russell Baker

A universal basic income funded by a value-added tax, which is a tax placed on a product whenever value is added at each stage of the supply chain, from production to the point of sale, would spread the benefits of automation to a much wider group of people. — Andrew Yang

The only way to make real wealth is to get rid of your salary. In a salary, by definition, you are creating wealth for others, and you are creating a chain and handcuffs for yourself. — James Altucher

Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise! — Alexander Pope

We are not anti-immigration. We are against chain migration, except for the nuclear family. We want a merit-based system that is really based on economic needs. — Dan Crenshaw

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. — Wade Boggs

No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck. — Frederick Douglass

I think swag is very important to rappers. It’s the overall appearance and style of an artist – these blue shorts and this blue hat and this $80,000 chain, this jewelry and all these tattoos, that’s swag. — Soulja Boy

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. — Mahatma Gandhi

If you’re going to hold someone down you’re going to have to hold on by the other end of the chain. You are confined by your own repression. — Toni Morrison

I’m very intelligent. I’m capable of doing everything put to me. I’ve launched a perfume and want my own hotel chain. I’m living proof blondes are not stupid. — Paris Hilton

Sadly, marriage has become a punchline in today’s society. From referring to the wife as ‘the old ball and chain’ to nearly every poorly written sitcom that we watch, the message we’re sending to today’s generation is clear… Marriage = no fun. — Steven Crowder

We are all bound to the throne of the Supreme Being by a flexible chain which restrains without enslaving us. The most wonderful aspect of the universal scheme of things is the action of free beings under divine guidance. — Joseph de Maistre

You don’t often see a cross section of female characters interacting with each other at the top of a chain. — Phoebe Waller-Bridge

A lot of what I’ve done as Nine Inch Nails has been governed by fear. I was trying to keep the songs in a framework that was tough, and I learnt a lot from Jesus and Mary Chain about how to bury nice pop songs in unlistenable noise – the idea being if you can get behind that wall, you find there’s a pearl inside. — Trent Reznor

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. — Hunter S. Thompson

I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts – the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products. — Richard Wagner

I’ve seen my fair share of drama over the years of Children In Need. I had a close brush with mortality in 2009 when a chain collapsed from the studio rigging. I was in mid-spout to camera when I heard an enormous crash behind me – a ton of steel had come hurtling down and smashed to the ground a few feet away. — Terry Wogan

Never chain your dogs together with sausages. One must accustom one’s self to be bored. — John Berger

If you’re ordering chain, you’re a person with poor taste. Everyone lives near a pizza place that’s better than a chain. They can’t stand up to a local pizzeria. — Dave Portnoy

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