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 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)

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

-- William Hone (English Writer)

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 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)

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

-- Jim Sullivan (English Musician)

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

-- Lisa Guerrero (American Journalist)

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

-- Marion Jones (American Athlete)

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

-- Gilbert K. Chesterton (English Writer)

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 ( -)

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

-- Deborah Cox (Canadian 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)

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)

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)

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

-- Christina Milian (American Musician)

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

-- Kurtis Blow (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)

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)

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)

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

-- Colin Firth (British 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 -)

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 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)

The ruling in the Paula Jones case is so silly.

-- Vincent Bugliosi (American Author)

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

-- Xander Berkeley (American Actor)

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

-- Daisy Donovan (British 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)

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

-- John Harvey Kellogg (American Businessman)

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'm the hip-hop Quincy Jones of today.

-- Wyclef Jean (American Musician)

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

-- Jack Youngblood (American Athlete)

Bridget Jones has a lot to answer for.

-- Daisy Donovan (British 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)

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)

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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