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Marla Gibbs – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Marla Gibbs

 

In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.

– Marla Gibbs


I never thought I was a great mom. I always worked. I fell in love with my children as they got older.

– Marla Gibbs


I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.

– Marla Gibbs


The reason most of the children are having problems in any inner-city neighborhood is because they don’t see enough positive role models in their own environment.

– Marla Gibbs



Michael Zaslow – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Michael Zaslow

 

People with fertility problems are not alone. It is a very very common problem for couples today. I’ve seen statistics that are just staggering.

– Michael Zaslow


Maybe the body learns from dreams. Maybe the muscles, the neutrons, revitalize.

– Michael Zaslow


When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were just a means of simply avoiding being by myself. I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn’t know what to say to myself.

– Michael Zaslow



Milton Berle – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Milton Berle

 

Experience is what you have after you’ve forgotten her name.

– Milton Berle


A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.

– Milton Berle


You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.

– Milton Berle



Michael Ignatieff – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Michael Ignatieff

 

I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.

– Michael Ignatieff


Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.

– Michael Ignatieff


There’s intense national feeling in America that could be called patriotism.

– Michael Ignatieff


I think no one could have made peace in Bosnia besides Holbrooke.

– Michael Ignatieff



Madame de Stael – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Madame de Stael

 

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.

– Madame de Stael


The greatest happiness is to transform one’s feelings into action.

– Madame de Stael


Love is the whole history of a woman’s life, it is but an episode in a man’s.

– Madame de Stael


Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity for if man’s power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.

– Madame de Stael


Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one’s self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.

– Madame de Stael



Madeleine L’Engle – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Madeleine L’Engle

 

I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect.

– Madeleine L’Engle


When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.

– Madeleine L’Engle


In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.

– Madeleine L’Engle


The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.

– Madeleine L’Engle


Because you’re not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are.

– Madeleine L’Engle



Marlon Brando – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Marlon Brando

 

The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money.

– Marlon Brando


I don’t mind that I’m fat. You still get the same money.

– Marlon Brando


With women, I’ve got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can’t get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.

– Marlon Brando



Mario Andretti – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Mario Andretti

 

I lived the true American dream, because I was able to pursue what I set as my goals at a very young age.

– Mario Andretti


What I learned is that in business you must make decisions based on facts, not react with your heart.

– Mario Andretti


You’re safer in the race car than you are in cars going to and from the track.

– Mario Andretti


Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that’s their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.

– Mario Andretti


Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

– Mario Andretti


Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

– Mario Andretti



Mark Burnett – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Mark Burnett

 

I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That’s where my heart lies.

– Mark Burnett


How many times have you been out for a beer or dinner and people are coming up with business ideas? Everybody wants to think they’ve got that great business idea.

– Mark Burnett


If you want to be certain, you should never get married. You should never change jobs. In fact, you might as well just stay home. Because I don’t know anybody who is certain. That need to be certain is just procrastination.

– Mark Burnett


I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once. But really, what’s so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies. He is a metaphor for dreams and faith.

– Mark Burnett


‘Survivor’ wouldn’t have happened had I not gone out there and helped CBS to sell sponsors to finance the first one. Part of my thinking on ‘Survivor’ was that it should have rewards that are corporate brands. A Big Mac, one thimble-full of Coca-Cola.

– Mark Burnett



Marla Sokoloff – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Marla Sokoloff

 

An agent saw one of the plays I did at ACT, but my mom was like, No, she’s too young. I became so annoying that a year and a half later she just couldn’t stand hearing me any more!

– Marla Sokoloff


Cancer has been unfortunately in my life. My mom’s best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer. Both of my grandmas had cancer. I recently lost a friend to cancer.

– Marla Sokoloff


I’m pretty sure this is it for the teen movie thing. It’s so frustrating to read when you get to page 20 and you’re like, Oy! It’s the same thing again!

– Marla Sokoloff



Miguel de Icaza – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Miguel de Icaza

 

Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else’s patent.

– Miguel de Icaza


We have a lot of existing customers which are also considering Linux desktop migrations and rolling out some of these programs, so we’re learning from them.

– Miguel de Icaza


Well Microsoft really does develop some really interesting technology.

– Miguel de Icaza



Meghan O’Rourke – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Meghan O’Rourke

 

But there is a discomfort that surrounds grief. It makes even the most well-intentioned people unsure of what to say. And so many of the freshly bereaved end up feeling even more alone.

– Meghan O’Rourke


My mother died of metastatic colorectal cancer shortly before three P.M. on Christmas Day of 2008. I don’t know the exact time of her death, because none of us thought to look at a clock for a while after she stopped breathing.

– Meghan O’Rourke


Grief is a bad moon, a sleeper wave. It’s like having an inner combatant, a saboteur who, at the slightest change in the sunlight, or at the first notes of a jingle for a dog food commercial, will flick the memory switch, bringing tears to your eyes.

– Meghan O’Rourke


My whole life, I had been taught to read and study, to seek understanding in knowledge of history, of cultures.

– Meghan O’Rourke


It’s all too easy when talking about female gymnasts to fall into the trap of infantilizing them, spending more time worrying more about female vulnerability than we do celebrating female strength.

– Meghan O’Rourke



Mary Stuart Masterson – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Mary Stuart Masterson

 

I’d like to think Helen very much understood what it was to be disadvantaged in the medical field. And that that was something that she never let dictate her choices.

– Mary Stuart Masterson


Just the actual physical ability to hold four instruments simultaneously and do some of the things that Vivien was able to do is mind blowing to any surgeon. He never went to medical school and he became one of the great teachers of medicine himself, people are just amazed.

– Mary Stuart Masterson


The fact that he didn’t get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn’t driven by that, and wasn’t dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school.

– Mary Stuart Masterson



Max Lerner – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Max Lerner

 

The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.

– Max Lerner


Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.

– Max Lerner


You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.

– Max Lerner


The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.

– Max Lerner


Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there – or failing to get there.

– Max Lerner


A world technology means either a world government or world suicide.

– Max Lerner



Marcel Marceau – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Marcel Marceau

 

What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.

– Marcel Marceau


To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.

– Marcel Marceau


It’s good to shut up sometimes.

– Marcel Marceau


Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.

– Marcel Marceau



Michael Hutchence – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Michael Hutchence

 

I look at Jagger and the like and if I see a good attitude I’ll admire it but I wouldn’t copy their style.

– Michael Hutchence


But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that’s where it really started for us. In having the courage to take that decision. To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.

– Michael Hutchence


I don’t think success arrives and you’re suddenly happy. It’s not like that. If people think that they’ll be very disappointed.

– Michael Hutchence


Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them.

– Michael Hutchence



Muammar al-Gaddafi – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Muammar al-Gaddafi

 

We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination.

– Muammar al-Gaddafi


I do not support peace in the Middle East. And I do not support Arafat. He is a stupid, incompetent fool!

– Muammar al-Gaddafi


We have been terrorised by what happened in America and we express our condolences to the American people who suffered from this unexpected catastrophe and a new world war.

– Muammar al-Gaddafi



Martha Washington – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Martha Washington

 

I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.

– Martha Washington


I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.

– Martha Washington


The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.

– Martha Washington



Miriam Makeba – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Miriam Makeba

 

Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least get out of the way so you won’t get run over.

– Miriam Makeba


Which goes to show you, you can make all the laws you want, but you cannot change people’s ways. If you must change them, you have to understand that it will take a long time.

– Miriam Makeba


Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being.

– Miriam Makeba


In the mind, in the heart, I was always home. I always imagined, really, going back home.

– Miriam Makeba


And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite.

– Miriam Makeba


It’s a really unfair world because life is, where I am all day long we listen to American music. So I don’t see why the radios in the U.S. cannot even put aside one hour a day just to play music that is not American.

– Miriam Makeba


I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.

– Miriam Makeba


Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can’t do anything about that.

– Miriam Makeba



Marat Safin – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by Marat Safin

 

We live because of the dreams.

– Marat Safin


It’s a pity that the tennis is really going down the drain. Every year it’s getting worse and worse and worse. There has to be a radical change, and I hope it will be really soon.

– Marat Safin


I could pose in fashion commercials as a high society star but politics is a new way of life.

– Marat Safin