Category: Quotes

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Dr. Karl Menninger

“Set up as an ideal the facing of reality as honestly and as cheerfully as possible.”

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

“Funny business, a woman’s career: the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you’ll need them …

Lillian Eichler Watson

“Don’t reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can’t have two sets of manners, two social codes – one for those you admire and …

The Belzer Rabbi

“Let a good man do good deeds with the same zeal that the evil man does bad ones.”

Sir Thomas Beecham

“Brass bands are all very well in their place – outdoors and several miles away.”

Sharon Olds

“The older I get, the more I feel / almost beautiful…”

Katherine Paterson

“Thus, in a real sense, I am constantly writing autobiography, but I have to turn it into fiction in order to give it credibility.”

Isabelle Eberhardt

“The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character.”

Frederick William Robertson

“This world is given as the prize for the men in earnest; and that which is true of this world, is truer still of the …

Norman Brenner

“The intermediate stage between socialism and capitalism is alcoholism.”

Anne Wilson Schaef

“We begin to see that the completion of an important project has every right to be dignified by a natural grieving process. Something that required …

Adrian Mitchell

“Most people ignore most poetry / because / most poetry ignores most people.”

Dave Meurer

“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”

Elisa Camahort

“The way we distinguish ourselves is by showing our individuality.”

Clarence Thomas

“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”

Nancy Reagan

“I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.”

Will Durst

“I hate the outdoors. To me the outdoors is where the car is.”

Harold Taylor

“The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.”

Firesign Theatre

“Hello seeker! Now don’t feel alone here in the New Age, because there’s a seeker born every minute.”

Garry Marshall

“It’s always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile.”

Michael Flatley

“Whenever I hear, ‘It can’t be done,’ I know I’m close to success.”

Arthur Honegger

“There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead.”

James Rippe

“Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a …

Dinah Shore

“Trouble is part of your life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you a chance to love you …

Art Buchwald

“You can’t make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you’re doing is recording it.”

Ted Morgan

“Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to …

Anne Lamott

“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. …

Dan Parker

“Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in …

Alan Perlis

“The computing field is always in need of new cliches.”