We had so many small towns in eastern Montana that didn't have the ability to market themselves. They just had to go digging and scratching to find funds.
This action today to fund brand new projects, most of which are unrelated to the hurricane, is going to have a lot of folks up here scratching their heads, ... It's not going to build confidence in what we're doing on the ground, and that confidence building is an absolutely necessary part of what we need to have success in Congress.
Some people are probably scratching their heads and saying, How did that happen? That's because some of the media didn't give the public the full story.
It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.
It was a real honor to be able to work with someone like that that I've been watching since I was a kid. I mean, to play his brother left some people scratching their heads but something about it really worked.
Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.
Gardening takes a plot of land, a hoe and willing muscles. Scratching the soil, harvesting garden fruits, are peaceful results. With a garden, there is hope.
The memory is like a cat scratching my heart.
My scratching I don't really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded.
Writing about why you write is a funny business, like scratching what doesn't itch. Impulses are mysterious, and explaining them must be done with mirrors, like certain cunning sleight-of- hand routines.
When we were making the law, when we were writing the literature and the mathematics the grandfarthers of Blair and little Bush were scratching around in caves.
When once the itch of literature comes over a man, nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen. But if you have not a pen, I suppose you must scratch any way you can.
The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching.
Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.
The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it's icy, and I'm in bare feet.