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:


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)

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)

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)

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)

I mean New York City is the financial capital of the world. It's where all the money passes through, the Dow Jones, whatever, that's where all the money goes.

-- John Guare (American Playwright)

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

-- Matt Cameron (American Musician)

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)

Bridget Jones has a lot to answer for.

-- Daisy Donovan (British Actress)

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)

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

-- Kilari Anand Paul (American -)

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)

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)

Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually to be a part of it is enormously flattering.

-- Colin Firth (British Actor)

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)

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 ruling in the Paula Jones case is so silly.

-- Vincent Bugliosi (American Author)

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

-- William Hone (English Writer)

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.

-- Norm Crosby (American Comedian)

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

-- Brad Paisley (American Musician)

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

-- Hugh Grant (English Actor)

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

-- Jack Youngblood (American Athlete)

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)

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)

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)

I can't help but have my sights set on Scorsese, Cohen Brothers and Spike Jones.

-- Xander Berkeley (American Actor)

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

-- Method Man (American Musician)

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

-- John Harvey Kellogg (American Businessman)

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

-- Lawrence Kasdan (American Producer)

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 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)

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

-- Kurtis Blow (American Musician)

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

-- Gilbert K. Chesterton (English Writer)

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)


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