Definitions for: Jones


[n] English phonetician (1881-1967)
[n] one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)
[n] American naval commander in the War of Independence (1747-1792)
[n] United States golfer (1902-1971)
[n] United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote `The Ballad of Casey Jones' about the incident (1864-1900)
[n] United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)



Synonyms: Bobby Jones, Casey Jones, Daniel Jones, Inigo Jones, John Luther Jones, John Paul Jones, Mary Harris Jones, Mother Jones, Robert Tyre Jones

See Also: architect, designer, engine driver, engineer, golf player, golfer, labor leader, linksman, locomotive engineer, naval commander, phonetician, railroad engineer

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Famous Quotes Containing Jones:


And now, I still really don't care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones.

-- Jennifer Garner (American Actress)

I really like Alan Jackson, in Country Music. I think he's really very, very talented along with George Jones, and Merle Haggard, the same old favorites.

-- Tanya Tucker (American Musician)

The worst storyline I've ever been involved in I wasn't involved in, because I was clever enough to get pregnant with my second child and they wrote me out and they replaced me with Christine Jones. And thank God - that was the worst storyline.

-- Erika Slezak (American Actress)

I mean, on the television, I've got to continue to be Star Jones Reynolds. And I enjoy that. But in my real life, I'm a wife now. You can't really be bossy when you're married.

-- Star Jones (American Entertainer)

One person I've always wanted to work with who would be an amazing guest star would be James Earl Jones.

-- Nancy McKeon (American Actress)

We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother.

-- Quincy Jones (American Musician)

I'm the hip-hop Quincy Jones of today.

-- Wyclef Jean (American Musician)

On a good night, I get underwear, bras, and hotel-room keys thrown onstage... You start to think that you're Tom Jones.

-- Keanu Reeves (Canadian Actor)

I can tell you 100 percent Pastor Jones will not burn the Quran tomorrow. There will be no Quran burning.

-- Kilari Anand Paul (American -)

John Jones may be described as 'one of the has beens'.

-- William Hone (English Writer)

I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.

-- Harrison Ford (American Actor)

All Bridget Jones did was give us a word for it - singleton - which was the worst possible thing.

-- Daisy Donovan (British Actress)

I'm looking forward to talking to Bill Parcells, too, and to seeing how that marriage with Jerry Jones goes.

-- Lisa Guerrero (American Journalist)

The best 45 years of my life were the 5 years I spent with Ton Jones.

-- Jim Sullivan (English Musician)

You have drug addicts that are now walking around this city looking for a fix, and that's the reason why they were breaking in hospitals and drugstores. They're looking for something to take the edge off of their jones, if you will.

-- Ray Nagin ( -)

There was absolutely no intention of splitting up. We had so many great ideas to use on the new album. John Paul Jones was incredible, coming to the studio each day with new instruments to play.

-- John Bonham (British Musician)

They may have turned this up, whether you had the Paula Jones case or not. But again maybe not, but again that's like if a frog had side pockets he'd probably wear a handgun.

-- Dan Rather (American Journalist)

But once you strip that down, you realize it's all about a voice, like a Norah Jones - that's inspiring to me.

-- Taylor Dayne (American Musician)

I'm not saying that Sam J. Jones was Flash Gordon - there's no such thing. No actor can be the person, that's a bunch of crap. People pay to see an actor be himself, whether he plays Hamlet or whatever.

-- Sam J. Jones (American Actor)

I think that's the whole point of Bridget Jones. It's all about that it's okay to fail.

-- Hugh Grant (English Actor)

Journalism largely consists of saying "Lord Jones is Dead" to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.

-- Gilbert K. Chesterton (English Writer)

Well, Tommy Lee Jones is a little bit more intimidating. He's definitely a cowboy. He's from Texas.

-- Christina Milian (American Musician)

Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.

-- Jack Youngblood (American Athlete)

You know, Quincy Jones was a great mentor, but he was a man in a man's world. Fortunately he's a very sensitive man and a beautiful human being, and even though he was 14 or 15 years older than me, he's a capable human being and has great communication skills.

-- Lesley Gore (American Musician)

My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.

-- Tony Visconti (American Musician)

Also in Norah Jones, now there's a voice that sounds and I don't mean disrespect but sounds a hundred years old that sounds incredibly experienced. It's just an exciting time.

-- Gerry Beckley (American Musician)

Pete Dj Jones was the first person that I saw with 2 turntables. This was 1972.

-- Kurtis Blow (American Musician)

Brother Jones is not my product, and I am not responsible for anything he writes or says.

-- John Harvey Kellogg (American Businessman)

I chose the most explosive dress I could find. I put a ton of makeup on and some great round earrings. I looked like Jennifer Jones in Duel in the Sun.

-- Victoria Abril (Spanish Actress)

Whenever Elvin Jones comes to Seattle I try to go catch him.

-- Matt Cameron (American Musician)

My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren't related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store.

-- Quincy Jones (American Musician)

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban, and the new Norah Jones. I love, love, love Norah.

-- Deborah Cox (Canadian Musician)

When Hank Jones had his night off, I would get somebody to take my place as intermission pianist and I'd play the show with Ella, so I would get a chance to play with Ray Brown and Charlie Smith as well.

-- George Shearing (British Musician)

But Tommy Lee Jones is just smooth. He's just the real deal. I'm captivated by him because there's so little of that in Hollywood, and he just embodies it.

-- Lara Flynn Boyle (American Actress)

I am Mother Jones. The Government can't take my life and you can't take my arm, but you can take my suitcase.

-- Mary Harris Jones (American Activist)


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