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Edmund Wilson Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Edmund Wilson

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There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
- Edmund Wilson

No two persons ever read the same book.
- Edmund Wilson

The human imagination has already come to conceive
the possibility of recreating human society.
- Edmund Wilson

All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.
- Edmund Wilson

 

Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals.
- Edmund Wilson

I am not quite a poet but I am something of the kind.
- Edmund Wilson

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra
fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.
- Edmund Wilson

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If I could only remember that the days were,
not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house,
where one might dwell in safety and peace,
but only food for the fires of the heart.
- Edmund Wilson

The product of the scientific imagination is a new vision of relations -
like that of artistic imagination.
- Edmund Wilson

Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.
- Edmund Wilson

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz) PHOTO

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh) PHOTO

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
- Albert Camus

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

Regrets and resentments cause great suffering but fix nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Stress is nothing more than a
socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Tao abides in non-action,
Yet nothing is left undone.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

Nothing big ever came from being small.
- William J. Clinton

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A warrior acts as if he knows what he is doing,
when in effect he knows nothing.
- Carlos Castaneda

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

I know that I am intelligent,
because I know that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Your opinion is nothing but your point of view.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You can easily judge the character of others
by how they treat those who can
do nothing for them or to them.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous,
there's really nothing to lose.
- Jewel

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

With the past, I have nothing to do;
nor with the future. I live now.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing endures but change.
- Heraclitus

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- Anonymous


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