Oscar Levant Quotations

-Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.

-Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.

-There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

-The only difference between the Democrats and the … Read the rest

John Heider

-When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

-If you want to be free, learn to live simply. Use what you have and be content where you are.
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J. A. C. Brown

Anxiety leads to a narrowing of the field of attention, the so-called tunnel vision, and when people are anxious, they are unable to attend to the total situation as is necessary to enable them to act rationally, but impulsively do … Read the rest

Thomas Paine Quotations

-I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will … Read the rest

Robert Redford

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
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Andrew Carnegie

Take away my people, but leave my factories, and soon grass will grow on the factory floors. Take away my factories, but leave my people, and soon we will have a new and better factory.
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Bliss Carman

-I often wish… that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

-Indifference may not wreck a man’s life … Read the rest

Joseph Cornell

Let my mind become silent,
And my thoughts come to rest.
I want to be
All that is before me.
In self-forgetfulness,
I become everything.
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Hugh White Quotations

-When you make a mistake, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your … Read the rest

Paul McCartney

I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all and that it was the people saying they were weird that were weird.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton Quotations

I have met thousands and thousands of pro-choice men and women. I have never met anyone who is pro-abortion. Being pro-choice is not being pro-abortion. Being pro-choice is trusting the individual to make the right decision for herself and her … Read the rest

Dan Parker Quotations

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 the three monosyllables: ‘Do not try.’
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