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:


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

-- Deborah Cox (Canadian Musician)

I play a female Indiana Jones, a professor who hunts down precious objects, like a bowl that belonged to the Buddha. They tailored the role to me: I wanted to be smart, funny, and to kick some ass.

-- Tia Carrere (American Actress)

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'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)

Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones every using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will.

-- Marion Jones (American Athlete)

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

-- Kurtis Blow (American Musician)

I imagine there's a market for total depression. I grew up on George Jones and that really dark stuff.

-- Brad Paisley (American Musician)

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)

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

-- John Harvey Kellogg (American Businessman)

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)

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)

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

-- William Hone (English Writer)

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

-- Lisa Guerrero (American Journalist)

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)

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'm the hip-hop Quincy Jones of today.

-- Wyclef Jean (American Musician)

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

-- Kilari Anand Paul (American -)

I wanted very much to do Traffic and at one point it looked like I was going to work on it. And then, of course, Catherine Zeta-Jones had her relationship with Michael Douglas and it suddenly didn't happen.

-- Kevin Costner (American Actor)

The ruling in the Paula Jones case is so silly.

-- Vincent Bugliosi (American Author)

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)

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

-- Christina Milian (American Musician)

But, George and Steven asked me to write the Indiana Jones sequels, and I didn't want to.

-- Lawrence Kasdan (American Producer)

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

-- Hugh Grant (English Actor)

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)

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 ( -)

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)

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

-- Jim Sullivan (English Musician)

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)

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

-- Daisy Donovan (British Actress)

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)

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'd have a sex scene with Whoopi Goldberg or Star Jones.

-- Method Man (American Musician)

I've never seen a truly great fighter get knocked onto the ropes unconscious... knocked out cold before... and I saw Roy Jones get knocked out twice in a row.

-- Jim Lampley (American Celebrity)

During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.

-- Bo Gritz (American Soldier)


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