We’ve collected the best Say Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Steven Wright, Marilyn Monroe, Robert Frost, Allegra Versace, Bernard Arnault. Use them as an inspiration.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
Money is just a consequence. I always say to my team, ‘Don’t worry too much about profitability. If you do your job well, the profitability will come.’
It’s really a testament to my parents, because I was active, curious and creative as a child, and my parents nurtured that. But I wouldn’t say that I was a professional child actor at all. I was never the breadwinner of my family.
If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off… no matter what they say.
He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
While drawing, I discover what I really want to say.
When you’re introducing a mobile app, you look around and say, ‘We could be doing 15 different things, but how do we communicate to someone why they would want to download and even sign up for this thing?’
I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
I would say people remember me from ‘Life Goes On’ more than anything.
No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it’s the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.
Those whose suffering is due to love are, as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians.
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.
We all have a social responsibility and have to be mindful of what we do and say.
Life’s philosophy, hm… I just say, ‘Do what you do and have fun doing it and try not to be too miserable.’
Many people say I believe aliens built the pyramids. I don’t. In fact I’m not a supporter of the ‘ancient alien‘ hypothesis at all. I think a lost human civilization is a much better explanation of the mysteries and paradoxes of ancient cultures.
I’ve learned never to say never.
I wouldn’t say I was the best kid but I always had a good heart.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.
Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely‘ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
I never thought I would say this, but I’m desperate to do an action film.
I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.
When I say something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen.
It doesn’t matter my political views, who I like or dislike: If a president ever asks me to do anything, I’m going to say yes.
If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.
It’s about grass-roots campaigning, meeting voters face-to-face, and above all, listening to what they have to say.
Experience should be a plus as long as it doesn’t become complacency. If you say, ‘We’re not going to change; we didn’t do it that way before,’ then you’ve become too old.
Well I have a microphone and you don’t so you will listen to every damn word I have to say!
I will remember this day for the rest of my life. There is nothing you can say. It’s just like you won the match after the earthquake and it just feels great.
Just because you say something doesn’t make it controversial, and it doesn’t make you a bad person.
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on; and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die; that is to say, civilization will die.
When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, ‘Oh yes – I already have everything that I really need.’
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.
Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you.
All that stuff about heavy metal and hard rock, I don’t subscribe to any of that. It’s all just music. I mean, the heavy metal from the Seventies sounds nothing like the stuff from the Eighties, and that sounds nothing like the stuff from the Nineties. Who’s to say what is and isn’t a certain type of music?
I was called a terrorist yesterday, but when I came out of jail, many people embraced me, including my enemies, and that is what I normally tell other people who say those who are struggling for liberation in their country are terrorists.
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and to the young, it comes with bitterest agony because it takes them unawares. I have had experience enough to know what I say.
People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the White House.
I perhaps ought to say that individually I never was much interested in the Texas question. I never could see much good to come of annexation, inasmuch as they were already a free republican people on our own model.
People can say what they want about me. But I’ve got a big heart and will keep going.
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me.
If you don’t know how to pronounce a word, say it loud!
To say, ‘well done‘ to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.
I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.
I have heard some people say I have a low profile. Why should somebody be high profile, anyway? I am just doing my job.
I’m a human being. I’ve got opinions, I’m not always right, I’m not always on time, I don’t always say things in the proper way, but my intentions are always extremely pure.
People can say what they want, but at the end of the day, I’m going to keep working on my game. I always know I have things to work on.
Whatever be the challenges, whatever be the obstacles before us, I say to you as I say to everybody else that we will overcome.
Some people say my humor focuses too much on stereotypes. It doesn’t. It focuses on facts.
It’s hard to say goodbye to the streets. It’s all how you do it. You can pass by and say, ‘What’s happening?’ and keep it moving, but it’s a certain element that’ll never be able to roll with you once you get to this level, because that’s the separation of it all.
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
I’m always amazed that people take what I say seriously. I don’t even take what I am seriously.
I’m very inspired by nature – you could say Mother Nature. I look at things around me and get all kinds of inspiration daily.
Some people say I’ve got a five-octave range, which is ridiculous. That would mean I’d sing like Mariah Carey or that alien in ‘The Fifth Element.’ And I’m nothing like that blue alien. I’ve got a range of about 3 1/2 octaves.
Being a Punjabi, it is very hard to say this, but Punjabi food is very overrated.
I come from a rare place. It’s a different culture, different atmosphere, police crooked. Different emojis, and when I say emojis, I mean personalities.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
Dying is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I’ve a call.
I’d say I’m moody, I’d say I’m temperamental. But within my certain group of friends and family, I’m very open and outgoing and joke around a lot.
People say that life is short, but it isn’t short. It’s very long.
People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically… No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.
A lasting marriage, they say, is one where the two reach for different sections of the Sunday paper. Me, I go right for the obituaries, just like those very elderly characters in Muriel Spark‘s spooky novel, ‘Memento Mori.’
I want to say to you, Help yourself, so you can help someone else.
When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they’re afraid. They say, ‘Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I’m scared. Please stop this from happening.’
It’s not what you wear it’s how you wear it, is what I say.
If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’
What a blessing that God allows a life to come through your body, and then allows you to place that body in a body bag and take it out. I had to say that there’s a magnificent something that God has for me to do, to give me that level of completion. That level of experience. It’s unspeakable.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
It’s funny because I’ve made a living off of words, but words get in the way of what you really want to say.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual’s integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
‘Perfection’ to me is, I walk away from a situation and say, ‘I did everything I could do right there. There was nothing more that I could do.’ I was a hundred percent, like the meter was at the top. There was nothing else I could have done. You know? Like, I worked as hard as I possibly could have. That’s perfection.
Part of the reason there’s an injunction to the truth, for example, is that if you’re in a circumstance of extreme uncertainty, your best weapon, let’s say, or your best tool or your best defense is the truth, because it keeps things simpler.
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
It’s not what I do, but the way I do it. It’s not what I say, but the way I say it.
Do what you say you’re going to do. And try to do it a little better than you said you would.
Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.
I’m responsible for what I say, but I’m not responsible about how people interpret my situation.
I didn’t know what Facebook was, and now that I do know what it is, I have to say, it sounds like a huge waste of time.
I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There’s always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them.
If you don’t look at my skin color and we just go play basketball, you’re not going to say I’m a white kid that can just shoot.
Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I’d say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I’ve seen.
I have a lot of things to say and a lot of things to let out of me.
People say it’s not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people.
People in the street will either call me ‘Prime Minister‘ or ‘Justin.’ We’ll see how that goes. But when I’m working, when I’m with my staff in public, I’m ‘Prime Minister.’ I say that if we’re drinking beer out of a bottle, and you can see my tattoos, you should be comfortable calling me ‘Justin.’
Democrats are dumb and Republicans are stupid, but the difference between dumb and stupid is dumb isn’t funny. Dumb is when you say something and the whole room goes, ‘What did he say?’
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ‘I believe,’ three times.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I have been given a list of 35 white farmers in Mashonaland West alone. We say no to whites owning our land, and they should go… They can own companies and apartments… but not the soil. It is ours, and that message should ring loud and clear in Britain and the United States.
You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’
I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a a hundred times, I’m forty-four years old.
I don’t mind being criticised, because I am not that easy to knock down, and no-one can destroy me. But I am bothered by the stupid people who call me dirty, brainless, and an idiot. You don’t say words like these to someone who you know nothing about.
Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant‘.
We say that we will work with anybody and form a coalition with anybody that has revolution on their mind.
I have two homes, like someone who leaves their hometown and/or parents and then establishes a life elsewhere. They might say that they’re going home when they return to see old friends or parents, but then they go home as well when they go to where they live now. Sarajevo is home, Chicago is home.
If I’m a busboy in Philadelphia, then I have to be careful about what I say. But if I’m a public tycoon like Jerry Seinfeld, and I got a billion dollars in my pocket, he’s got to be nuts to wonder or worry about what people are going to think.
The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don’t mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.
I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
I don’t say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
The world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you’re certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you’re gambling is, say, your time or your embarrassment, then the more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.
From my own experience, I want to say that you should follow your heart, and the mind will follow you. Believe in yourself, and you will create miracles.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Some say Google is God. Others say Google is Satan. But if they think Google is too powerful, remember that with search engines unlike other companies, all it takes is a single click to go to another search engine.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.
I always had a philosophy which I got from my father. He used to say, ‘Listen. God gave to you the gift to play football. This is your gift from God. If you take care of your health, if you are in good shape all the time, with your gift from God no one will stop you, but you must be prepared.’
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
I find that the best way to do things is to constantly move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward, if you make a mistake say you made a mistake.
We can choose to wake up and grumble all day and be bitter and angry and judge others and find satisfaction in others doing bad instead of good. Or we can we wake up with optimism and love and say, ‘Just what is this beautiful day going to bring me?’
When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
You may say, ‘Well, dragons don’t exist.’ It’s, like, yes they do – the category ‘predator‘ and the category ‘dragon‘ are the same category. It absolutely exists. It’s a superordinate category. It exists absolutely more than anything else. In fact, it really exists.
If you want to get each individual‘s honest opinion, you don’t want that opinion to be influenced by others who are present, much less allow a group to coordinate what they are going to say.
I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
It is very difficult to find appropriate words to say ‘thank you‘ for an honour like the Nobel Prize. It is the supreme honour that a scientist can receive. Some of the giants in physics and chemistry have received this prize.
There is no one on earth who knew you from the day you were born; who knew why you cried, or when you’d had enough food; who knew exactly what to say when you were hurting; and who encouraged you to grow a good heart. When that layer goes, whatever is left of your childhood goes with her.
I must confess that I lead a miserable life. For almost two years, I have ceased to attend any social functions, just because I find it impossible to say to people, ‘I am deaf.’ If I had any other profession, I might be able to cope with my infirmity; but in my profession, it is a terrible handicap.
You’re never as good as they say you are, you’re never as bad as they say you are. That’s a quote I live by.
A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.
I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
If I’m sure of a person and his potential in politics, and if I know he will live up to his promises, I wouldn’t mind campaigning for him. I believe in the dictum, ‘never say never.’ You never know, I might end up joining politics.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Dreams are real as long as they last. Can we say more of life?
Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.
I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it’s not a lie.
The key to success is to get out into the store and listen to what the associates have to say.
If everything isn’t black and white, I say, ‘Why the hell not?’
If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.
When I say, ‘I stand for equal rights,’ I mean equal rights for all persons… from the moment of conception until natural death. I mean that I believe in the equal human dignity of all persons, no matter the ‘contribution‘ they make to society.
I’m not particularly a feminist, but if you get women off the animal cycle of reproduction and give them some say in how many children they’ll have, immediately the floor will rise.
Don’t listen to what the Communists say, but look at what they do.
Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run. I like to make people stop and say, ‘I’ve never seen anyone run like that before.’ It’s more than just a race, it’s a style. It’s doing something better than anyone else. It’s being creative.
If you say, I’m for equal pay, that’s a reform. But if you say. I’m a feminist, that’s a transformation of society.
We’re going to fight racism not with racism, but we’re going to fight with solidarity. We say we’re not going to fight capitalism with black capitalism, but we’re going to fight it with socialism.
There are people who try to judge. I’m cool with that. I don’t care what nobody say – the only thing that can defeat hate is love.
You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself.
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
I heard the old, old, men say ‘all that’s beautiful drifts away, like the waters.’
Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.
As we say in the hood, I’m a stoop kid.
I wouldn’t say I have a lack of fear. In fact, I’d like my fear emotion to be less because it’s very distracting and fries my nervous system.
I am whatever you say I am; if I wasn’t, then why would you say I am.
They say women and music should never be dated.
Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it – in a decade, a century, or a millennium – we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
The cars we drive say a lot about us.
My thing is this; if I’m sick enough to think it, then I’m sick enough to say it.
First impressions matter. Experts say we size up new people in somewhere between 30 seconds and two minutes.
I want to concentrate on winning things with Barcelona and Argentina. Then if people want to say nice things about me when I have retired, great. Right now, I need to concentrate on being part of a team – not just on me.
I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves, but I love me.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
My dad used to say, ‘You wouldn’t worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
I don’t go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people’s approval.
I don’t care about what nobody say or how nobody feel. I’m happy, I’m living my life, and that’s what it is.
I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.
Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
In my case, I can sincerely say that nothing is impossible… When I was saying I want to be No. 1 of the world, and I was seven or eight years old, most of the people were laughing at me because it seems like I have one percent of chances to do that, and I’ve done it.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
What I treasure the most is people coming up to me in the elevator and saying, ‘You really did a great job‘: neighbours who congratulate for a job well done or little fans who hug me and say they want to be like me.
I’ve been thinking of humorous things since I was… I can’t remember when. All the way through elementary school, all the way through junior high, all the way through high school, through college and after college, I was thinking of the same kinds of things that I say in front of an audience now.
Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It’s the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, ‘This is me, and I’m interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.’
As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can’t drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against ’em anyway, you don’t belong in office.
You have to develop ways so that you can take up for yourself, and then you take up for someone else. And so sooner or later, you have enough courage to really stand up for the human race and say, ‘I’m a representative.’
Look, all administrations, all governments lie, all officials lie and nothing they say is to be believed. That’s a pretty good rule.
If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
Grief is never something you get over. You don’t wake up one morning and say, ‘I’ve conquered that; now I’m moving on.’ It’s something that walks beside you every day. And if you can learn how to manage it and honour the person that you miss, you can take something that is incredibly sad and have some form of positivity.
I am who I am and I say what I think. I’m not putting a face on for the record.
I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
They say stay in the lines, but there’s always something better on the other side.
To a liar, the most dangerous individual is the person who catches lies but doesn’t say anything about it. Then the liar isn’t sure which lies are compromised.
Say not always what you know, but always know what you say.
I don’t care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me, and as long as you spell my name right.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I’m much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
Live, so you do not have to look back and say: ‘God, how I have wasted my life.’
Say what you know, do what you must, come what may.
In the end, people are persuaded not by what we say, but by what they understand.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
Capitalism is against the things that we say we believe in – democracy, freedom of choice, fairness. It’s not about any of those things now. It’s about protecting the wealthy and legalizing greed.
The right of nature… is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.
God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.
If you haven‘t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.
I think segregation is bad, I think it’s wrong, it’s immoral. I’d fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don’t need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that.
Talk low, talk slow and don’t say too much.
Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called everybody, and they meet at the bar.
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.
I’m a tomboy at heart. I always like to say that I’m an ordinary girl doing extraordinary things.
Just say the lines and don’t trip over the furniture.
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.
People say ‘dream big,’ that’s kind of one of those motivational sayings, but I would dream hard, meaning I just wanted it so badly, I could feel it.
I just want to say, don’t be afraid, believe in yourself, whatever comes your way you have to experience it to really know what that is. So if you have too much fear inside you may let go of certain opportunities or chances, so trust in yourself and stick with it.
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
I’d like them to say that Shirley Chisholm had guts. That’s how I’d like to be remembered.
Find enough clever things to say, and you’re a Prime Minister; write them down and you’re a Shakespeare.
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
For what is a man, what has he got? If not himself, then he has naught. To say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels.
You have to treat every day as a new challenge, and you have to remain paranoid, as they say.
To say ‘I love you‘ one must first be able to say the ‘I.’
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Even if I might say to myself, ‘I don’t need health insurance. I won’t get sick,’ the fact is, as human beings with mortality, we are going to get sick, and it’s unpredictable when.
There are things that people say that hurt my feelings or whatever, especially with social media right now. It can be the most amazing thing, and it can also be the most negative and detrimental thing.
If you want to be a real human being – a real woman, a real man – you cannot tolerate things which put you to indignation, to outrage. You must stand up. I always say to people, ‘Look around; look at what makes you unhappy, what makes you furious, and then engage yourself in some action.’
There’s only so far you can go before you say enough is enough.
If you accept the belief that baptism incorporates us in the mystical body of Christ, into the divine DNA, then you might say that the Holy Spirit is present in each of us, and thus we have the capacity for the fullness of redemption, of transformation.
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.
Our children are counting on us to provide two things: consistency and structure. Children need parents who say what they mean, mean what they say, and do what they say they are going to do.
I like to say now that the reason I’m conservative is because I used to be a liberal, and I learned a lot.
Being a nice person is about courtesy: you’re friendly, polite, agreeable, and accommodating. When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them.
You speak things into existence, but there’s a gift and a curse with that. You got to be careful what you say.
People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.
People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.
There comes a point in every man‘s life when he has to say: ‘Enough is enough.’
My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.
Hard times are when a man has worked at a job for 30 years – 30 years – and they give him a watch, kick him in the butt, and say, ‘Hey, a computer took your place, daddy.’ That’s hard times!
To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps say what the experiment died of.
I think I can always look back and say my mom and dad would have done this or suggested that in a particular situation. I just really feel blessed to have had them as parents.
For 24 years of my adult life, by choice I weighed well over 200 pounds. I say ‘by choice’ because I have never ‘accidentally‘ eaten anything, so when I choose to eat too much, I have chosen to weigh too much.
Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true.
I like to say that I practice militant mysticism. I’m really absolutely sure of some things that I don’t quite know.
You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.
You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, ‘I forgive. I’m finished with it.’
Can you say that in 20 years people would still use the iPhone? Maybe not. Maybe we’d have a new product or something more innovative. What I can say today is that, in 20 years, I’m quite convinced that people will still drink Dom Perignon.
People say money ain’t nothing; money is basically everything.
I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life. I wouldn’t say musically, though.
As long as you as an individual… can convince yourself that in order to move forward as best you can you have to be optimistic, you can be described as ‘one of the faithful,’ one of those people who can say, ‘Well, look, something’s going to happen! Let’s just keep trying. Let’s not give up.
Back then, as a teenager, I kept thinking, why don’t the adults around here just say something? Say it so they know we don’t accept segregation? I knew then and I know now that, when it comes to justice, there’s no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’
People can choose between the sweet lie or the bitter truth. I say the bitter truth, but many people don’t want to hear it.
God just has a way of working things out the way he wants to and you have no say in that.
In my view of the present aspect of affairs, there is no need of bloodshed and war. There is no necessity for it. I am not in favor of such a course, and I may say in advance, there will be no blood shed unless it be forced upon the government. The government will not use force unless force is used against it.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’
The football field, I’d definitely say that’s my safe place.
If you want to rip the heart out of a democracy, you go after the facts. That’s what modern authoritarians do. You lie. All the time. Then, you say it’s your opponents and the journalists who lie.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Some people say that I have an attitude- Maybe I do. But I think that you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does- that makes you a winner right there.
A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
Some people ask why people would go into a dark room to be scared. I say they are already scared, and they need to have that fear manipulated and massaged. I think of horror movies as the disturbed dreams of a society.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.
Say not, ‘I have found the truth,’ but rather, ‘I have found a truth.’
If we say it long enough eventually we’re going to reap a harvest. We’re going to get exactly what we’re saying.
To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States.
I really don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people.
Sometimes you don’t have to say anything. Silence speaks it all.
I hate organized religion. I think you have to love thy neighbor as thyself. I think you have to pick your own God and be true to him. I always say ‘him’ rather than ‘her.’ Maybe it’s because of my generation, but I don’t like the idea of a female God. I see God as a benevolent male.
It’s always great to engage with people. You never know who you can make an effect on. And I love interacting with the fans, hearing what they have to say and joking around with them. Anytime I can reach out online and give encouragement, motivate people, be a better citizen, that’s what it’s all about, man.
Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say.
No one knows what to say in the loser‘s locker room.
I already know what people are going to say about me, and judge me for the decisions that I’m making, and I’m going to be the one who has to deal with that, and nobody else. And that’s a lot.
When the best leader‘s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’
I always laugh and say I met God on the way up, and I got to know him on the way down. And so, as I’m crashing and losing everything, a lot of people run to God when they are struggling. And I was no exception.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
People say, ‘We remember the good times.’ Well I remember the bad times.
To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art – that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.
Journalists say a thing that they know isn’t true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.
Every day, I wake up and say, ‘Good Morning, Jesus.’
I like to say I’m determined; some people would call it stubborn. It depends on your perspective.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me.
Starting a business is not for everyone. Starting a business – I’d say, number one is have a high pain threshold.
When I first started out in this music industry, I was most concerned with freedom. Freedom to produce, freedom to play all the instruments on my records, freedom to say anything I wanted to.
Things present themselves to you, and it’s how you choose to deal with them that reveals who you are. We all say a lot of things, don’t we, about who we are and how we think. But in the end it’s your actions, how you respond to circumstance that reveals your character.
I don’t care if someone wants to say something derogatory or spiteful anymore. As I’ve grown older I’ve become wiser to the fact that vindictive people take pride in trying to make other people feel bad. I enjoy my life. If someone doesn’t like what I do, that’s up to them, I really don’t care.
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.
Do we mean love, when we say love?
You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say.
I would not dare to say that there is a direct relation between mathematics and madness, but there is no doubt that great mathematicians suffer from maniacal characteristics, delirium, and symptoms of schizophrenia.
My concern with religion is that it allows us by the millions to believe what only lunatics or idiots could believe on their own. That’s not to say that all religious people are lunatics or idiots. It’s anything but that.
Now don’t say you can’t swear off drinking; it’s easy. I’ve done it a thousand times.
My philosophy is it’s none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
Let me just say: Peace to you, if you’re willing to fight for it.
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
I won’t say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I’m going to be if I grow up.
Secularism is categorically not saying that the religious may not speak out publicly or have a say in public life. It is about saying that religion alone should not confer a privileged say in public life, or greater influence on it. It really is as simple as that.
When we say, ‘Look, Donald Trump was a friend to hip hop back in the day; so was Bill Clinton,’ It doesn’t mean that because he was a friend to hip hop back in the day, that the same Bill Clinton wasn’t at the lead of this mass incarceration of African Americans today.
Expect the unexpected, is what I’d say about ‘Taboo.’
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
I am not afraid of saying something and going and pursuing it. That’s it. I see it in my mind. I say it out loud. I go and do it.
I always say that I don’t believe I’m a chef. I try to be a storyteller.
I am mean; I’m nasty at times. I don’t feel like talking to people at times. When I am in a bad mood and have had a really awful day, don’t come in my face because I am not tolerant and I am not a goddess; I can’t handle it after a point. I am going to get up, and I am going to scream, and I am going to say bad things to you.
If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
Of course, when I say that human nature is gentleness, it is not 100 percent so. Every human being has that nature, but there are many people acting against their nature, being false.
I cannot say for certain if there is such a thing as love at first sight, but I do know that the moment I first glimpsed Winnie Nomzamo, I knew that I wanted to have her as my wife.
When a woman isn’t beautiful, people always say, ‘You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.’
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.
What does it say about a country that has to force its women into combat?
When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control. Even if you are saying something banal, it will seem original if you make it vague, open-ended, and sphinxlike.
The first step is you have to say that you can.
I can afford to say what I wish.
For me, my secularism is, India first. I say, the philosophy of my party is ‘Justice to all. Appeasement to none.’ This is our secularism.
I never understood why when you died, you didn’t just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn’t be there. I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘figment.’
If you have something to say then you want someone to pay attention or at least to have the opportunity for them to tell you to shut up and go away.
I say, beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
That’s it. I’ve said all I’ve got to say on the world of James Bond.
It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.
The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’
This, to me, is the ultimately heroic trait of ordinary people; they say no to the tyrant and they calmly take the consequences of this resistance.
If an injustice requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Let your life be a counter-friction to stop the government machine.
That’s the beauty of coaching. You get to touch lives, you get to make a difference. You get to do things for people who will never pay you back and they say you never have had a perfect day until you’ve done something for someone who will never pay you back.