65 Pocket Quotes On Success In Life

These pocket quotes will inspire you. Pocket, a small bag sewn into or on clothing so as to form part of it, is used for carrying small articles.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging pocket quotes, pocket sayings, and pocket proverbs.

Best Pocket Quotes

  1. “Hope is a pocket of possibility.
    I’m holding it in my hand.” ~ Tahereh Mafi
  2. “Don’t look at the world with your hands in your pockets. To write about it you have to reach out and touch it.” ~ Mark Twain
  3. “We need enormous pockets, pockets big enough for our families and our friends, and even the people who aren’t on our lists, people we’ve never met but still want to protect. We need pockets for boroughs and for cities, a pocket that could hold the universe.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  4. “The deeper your belief, the deeper your pockets.” ~ Jeffrey Gitomer

  5. “An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.” ~ Emil Zatopek
  6. “I put things down on sheets of paper and stuff them in my pockets. When I have enough, I have a book.” ~ John Lennon
  7. “I dreamt we walked together along the shore. We made satisfying small talk and laughed. This morning I found sand in my shoe and a seashell in my pocket. Was I only dreaming?” ~ Maya Angelou
  8. “Poverty is not what’s in your pocket – its what you have in your head.” ~ John Hope Bryant

  9. “If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don’t get wet you can keep.” ~ Will Rogers
  10. “What have I got in my pocket?” he said aloud. He was talking to himself, but Gollum thought it was a riddle, and he was frightfully upset. “Not fair! not fair!” he hissed. “It isn’t fair, my precious, is it, to ask us what it’s got in it’s nassty little pocketsess?” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  11. “Rule One. You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets. An asset is something that puts money in my pocket. A liability is something that takes money out of my pocket.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  12. “You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” ~ Zig Ziglar

  13. “I’ll tell you what’s at the bottom of it. If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he’ll empty his pockets for you.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  14. “January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead.” ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  15. “An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.” ~ Constance Rourke
  16. “We’ve been in each other’s pockets our entire lives.” ~ Robin Gibb

  17. “For me songs are born out of the gray space, the things I don’t fully understand, the things that I can’t put in my pocket.” ~ Jon Foreman
  18. “Money is always there but the pockets change; it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.” ~ Gertrude Stein
  19. “If it wasn’t for pick-pockets I’d have no sex life at all.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield
  20. “Build pockets of stillness into your life.” ~ Maria Popova

  21. “The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  22. “It’s kind of a miracle to think that a device in your pocket can play pretty much any song that the world has ever created.” ~ Trent Reznor
  23. “You can’t take it with you. There are no pockets in a shroud.” ~ Elsie de Wolfe
  24. “Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?” ~ Mae West

  25. “I think writing letters is a lost art, but nowadays it’s something that means even more, because it’s so easy to communicate in so many different ways. But I find a love letter can even be a little post-it note stuck in your pocket, with a sentence or a few words.” ~ Hilary Swank
  26. “We must look after our own before lining the pockets of overseas countries and investors.” ~ Pauline Hanson
  27. “We don’t just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.” ~ Booker T. Washington
  28. “Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

  29. “I used to love going fishing. I think it was really about the clothes. Nothing says real man like a vest with 38 pockets and a mesh hat with hooks in it.” ~ Craig Ferguson
  30. “Alliance – in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other’s pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  31. “I would rather have as my patron a host of anonymous citizens digging into their own pockets for the price of a book or a magazine than a small body of enlightened and responsible men administering public funds. I would rather chance my personal vision of truth striking home here and there in the chaos of publication that exists than attempt to filter it through a few sets of official, honorably public-spirited scruples.” ~ John Updike
  32. “Money is always there but the pockets change.” ~ Gertrude Stein

  33. “I have no distributor… it is indicative to me that there are these pockets of players and collectors all over. You should see the correspondence I get from over the world letting me know how significant they think I am. I know that wherever I go, I am well received.” ~ Bill Dixon
  34. “Those who visit foreign nations, but who associate only with their own countrymen, change their climate, but not their customs ‘caelum non animum mutant’: they see new meridians, but the same men, and with heads as empty as their pockets.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton , Empty pocket quotes
  35. “Already he was a very different hobbit from the one that had run out without a pocket-handkerchief from Bag-End long ago. He had not had a pocket-handkerchief for ages.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  36. “Must protect my little pockets of happiness.” ~ Sara Gruen

  37. “Imagine any problem you have to be a huge, locked door standing in front of you. Now see yourself taking a golden key out of your pocket. You brought the key here with you when you arrived on this planet, but you sometimes forget to use it. See yourself putting it into the keyhole, then watch the door swing open. On the key are inscribed these words, “Unconditional Love.”” ~ Marianne Williamson
  38. “Boys are found everywhere – on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around or jumping to. Mothers love them, little girls hate them, older sisters and brothers tolerate them, adults ignore them and Heaven protects them. A boy is Truth with dirt on its face, Beauty with a cut on its finger, Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair and the Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.” ~ Alan Beck
  39. “People who truly have control over time always have some in their pocket to give to someone in need. A sense of priorities drives their use of time and it can shift away from the ordinary work that’s easy to justify, in favor of the more ethereal, deeper things that are harder to justify. They protect their time from trivia and idiocy; these people are time rich. They provide themselves with a surplus of time. They might seem to idle, or relax more often than the rest, but that just might be a sign of their mastery, not their incompetence.” ~ Scott Berkun
  40. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  41. “I think I’m probably much better at the boots and pocket knife thing than I am at the high heels and martini thing.” ~ Sarah Wayne Callies
  42. “Don’t ever be enamored by what something sells for. It’s more important what you get to keep in your pocket.” ~ Robert Herjavec
  43. “It is often we come the closest to the essence of an artist… in his or her pocket notebooks and travel sketchbooks… where written comments and personal notes provide an intimate insight into the magical mind of a working artist.” ~ Eugene Delacroix
  44. “Keep all ur troubles in ur own pocket. But, make sure that the pocket has a hole!” ~ Robert Frost

  45. “I take the seashell from my jeans pocket and rub my fingers across its silken, indented surface, shallow as my own open hand. This chalice, subtly shaped by some divine intelligence to allow water to flow in and out with ease, is what I aspire to become: a vessel through which feelings can pour in and spill right out again, without all the grasping and holding that obstructs the flow. Can I be as serene and simple as this bleached shell, rubbed smooth by wind and water, receiving and releasing, filling and emptying and filling again, eternally receptive to the currents of life?” ~ Katrina Kenison
  46. “I bought a new pair of pajamas with pockets, which is great, cause now i don’t have to hold things when I sleep.” ~ Demetri Martin
  47. “I don’t think you can hold someone accountable for trampling someone else, because that person was probably pushed from behind. But if someone picks your pocket in a crowd, it’s no different from any other act of that kind, in another situation.” ~ John Seabrook
  48. “Don’t put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket” ~ Chinmayananda Saraswati

  49. “Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.” ~ W. C. Fields
  50. “I saw a startling sight today, a politician with his hands in his own pockets.” ~ Mark Twain
  51. “Today, its expensive prescription medications burdening seniors on fixed incomes with thousands of dollars in yearly out-of-pocket costs.” ~ Jim Gerlach
  52. “He reached for his pocket, and found there, only reality” ~ Victor Hugo

  53. “I fall asleep feeling beautiful. Then, in the morning, before I leave the house, I say five things I love about myself, like ‘You have really pretty eyes.’ That way I can go out into the world with that little bit of extra confidence. It’s a feel-good protein shake in my back pocket in case someone messes with me that day.” ~ Jennifer Love Hewitt
  54. “When one has a great deal to put into it a day has a hundred pockets.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  55. “The traveler with empty pockets will sing in the thief ‘s face.” ~ Juvenal
  56. “The thought has cheered me, and I’d like to hang onto that. Must protect my little pockets of happiness.” ~ Sara Gruen
  57. “The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” ~ Kin Hubbard

  58. “It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  59. “I think more and more people want to live alone. You can be a couple without being in each other’s pockets. I don’t see why you have to share the same bathroom.” ~ Jeanne Moreau
  60. “I don’t mind doing interviews. I don’t mind answering thoughtful questions. But I’m not thrilled about answering questions like, ‘If you were being mugged, and you had a lightsaber in one pocket and a whip in the other, which would you use?'” ~ Harrison Ford
  61. “Empty pockets make empty heads.” ~ William Carlos Williams

  62. “If you only believe that you’re an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that’s quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.” ~ Lady Gaga
  63. “It was the laughter of birthdays, of money found in an old pocket.” ~ Ian Rankin
  64. “Popularity is the pocket change of history. The true measure is courage. There will never be another Charlton Heston.” ~ Tom Selleck
  65. “The hardest thing about getting publicity is doing it on a budget… you can hire people to market you but it’s hard in this industry when it comes out of pocket. I’ve found that if the music is awesome, that helps a lot.” ~ MC Lars

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