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Elizabeth Berkley Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Elizabeth Berkley

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I had to work out where I was going,
what type of films I wanted to make.
For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions,
less important roles, and I tried theater,
too.
- Elizabeth Berkley

I had to make some drastic choices to avoid losing myself.
- Elizabeth Berkley

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard PHOTO

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

 

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather PHOTO

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet PHOTO

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If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person isn't who they are during
the last conversation you had with them -
they're who they've been
throughout your whole relationship.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

The soul would have no rainbow,
Had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Touch me in the morning
Then just walk away
We don't have tomorrow
But we had yesterday
- Ron Miller/Michael Masser

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am certainly not an authority on love because there
are no authorities on love,
just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
- Bill Cosby

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
That person did the very best they could,
given the knowledge, emotions, and prior experience
they had to draw upon at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
- William James

When I took office, only high energy physicists
had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web...
Now even my cat has its own page.
- William J. Clinton

Do you know that other than my father,
I've never had a man take care of me?
- Dionne Warwick

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

The slavery of fear had made men afraid to think.
But such is the irresistible nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank

Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions.
I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
- Zoe Saldana

If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
- Margaret Smith

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley


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