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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Quotes and Sayings
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When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition,
I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else,
that I could not live without some real work.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

I think he will probably come round in time,
I mean to renew the subject pretty often.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her,
that it is a living death, etc.
By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives,
telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus
ease my mother's anxiety.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

 

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
- C. S. Lewis

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The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Affirmation:
All people are my heart-felt brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

I have been dairy free for several years,
and I started because I felt it was going to reduce my allergies,
which it did, and help me lose weight,
which it did.
- Fran Drescher

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

I think in this, definitely, because you are feeling
how it felt to live in a completely different time.
The mannerisms and the way that people behaved was quite different.
- Radha Mitchell

The idea to do the album only on keyboards kind of happened by accident.
I was quite happy with the sound and felt it really
didn't need more instruments,
so I didn't use them.
- Gary Wright

Finally I had a place where I could express my pain
and I felt safe because I didn't have to put my name on it.
I think acting kept me alive back then.
- Lindsay Wagner

I was really nervous, intimidated by the whole thing-all
the people and all the buzzing,
and all the sitting around waiting.
I felt really small in this huge place.
- Kate Moss

When I cleaned up some 17 odd years ago,
I felt terrible for about six months.
The only thing that gave me any real relief was strenuous physical activity.
- James Taylor

Even as a small child I never felt that I should have to compete with anyone -
even my older brother.
- Dwayne Hickman

The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated
because they had been made United States soldiers.
- Buffalo Bill

I loved working with Jamie Lee Curtis,
and I felt she was a wonderful actress even that early in her career.
- Donald Pleasence

No man e'er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law.
- John Trumbull

I learned more complex ways to manipulate the manipulators,
to bring attention to issues about which I felt passionate.
- Joey Skaggs

Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil,
but as a necessity, even a duty.
- Simone Weil

When I left home, I was going to ride around a little
while and then go to my mom's.
As I rode and rode and rode, I felt even more anxiety
coming upon me about not wanting to live.
- Susan Smith

I felt like the dark hair added like a toughness to my face also,
which was really important.
- Jaime King

I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also
feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to.
And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
- Jim Carrey

I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me.
As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage.
It felt like I was in the air forever,
flying like Superman.
- Aaron Carter

I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses
and was glad enough to pass mine on to others.
- Lillie Langtry

These rejections hurt me terribly because I felt it
was my life that was being rejected.
- Edmund White

I felt like an apostle of the obvious and people imagined
that I was doing something daring.
- George Weinberg

The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as
struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule.
- Emily Greene Balch

Perhaps he wanted to be alone with Dr. G., who was
here, but he should have let me know.
At Hoffmann's I felt I was sitting on hot coals,
expecting him to arrive every moment.
- Eva Braun

It took the producers a while to realize I wanted a full-bodied life.
I wanted to get out before I felt I'd sacrificed so
much to get somewhere that I couldn't afford to leave.
- Sherry Stringfield

If I waited till I felt like writing,
I'd never write at all.
- Anne Tyler

Our parents decided not to teach us Chinese.
It was an era when they felt we would be better off
if we didn't have that complication.
- Maya Lin

Johnny Cash was plenty good enough to fool his fans.
They believed he felt it in his soul when he sang the
Gospel while stoned on drugs.
- Suzanne Fields

I felt only as a man can feel who is roaming over the
prairies of the far West,
well armed, and mounted on a fleet and gallant steed.
- Buffalo Bill

I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
- Geddy Lee

I was a militant smoker, and in my case,
I think I particularly used smoking because what I
felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking.
- Joe Eszterhas

Because I now realize, after all this time,
I have never truly felt worthy of all that I have been given.
- Wynonna Judd

But I've always felt a need to have a life which is completely separate -
at least as far as possible -
from the kind of illusory lifestyle that comes with being a celebrity.
- Winona Ryder

I felt that to do this drug, I had to become someone
totally different than I was.
I had to compromise my integrity, my value system.
I knew it was so wrong.
- Kelli White

When The Muppet Show ended, we all sat around and said,
what kind of television show would we like to do.
We felt the need these days are for some quality children's programming.
- Jim Henson

I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen.
- Cormac McCarthy

I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created
Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool.
The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
- Cedric Hardwicke

I allowed artists to play for as long as they felt
they could justifiably continue to create.
- Norman Granz

When I was younger, I felt it was my duty to wake people up.
I thought poetry was asleep.
I thought rock 'n' roll was asleep.
- Patti Smith

Butte was once a grand city.
To me, that city is like one big stage for Edward Hopper.
You could put your camera anywhere, and you felt you
were looking at his paintings.
- Wim Wenders

And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.
- Monica Lewinsky

Just because I was almost 62, I did not feel decrepit
and felt I wasn't finished being a soldier yet.
- Gerald Griffin

The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the
federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent
judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have
felt anything but inferior while the process is going on.
- Anthony Powell

People will always need love, romance,
a tender touch, and really personal and deeply felt music.
- Susannah McCorkle

Painting is not for me either decorative amusement,
or the plastic invention of felt reality;
it must be every time: invention,
discovery, revelation.
- Max Ernst

I could write songs as bad as Wham's if I really felt the urge to,
but what's the point?
- Robert Smith

I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the
time about whether the Internet held any promise.
And of course I felt that it did.
- Jim Clark

Rare is the human being, immature or mature,
who has never felt an impulse to pretend he is some one or something else.
- George P. Baker

The work to me is everything, and I would throw every
rule overboard and send them to the bottom of the sea tomorrow,
if I felt there were a more excellent way.
- Thomas John Barnardo

I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep
decency in the American people and a native intelligence -
providing they have the facts,
providing they have the information.
- Studs Terkel

I felt pretty comfortable with Westerns,
apart from the fact I couldn't ride.
- Richard Widmark

We played some gigs in Switzerland a couple of weeks
ago and it was the first time I really felt the group
was really a band in the sense of something I could write for.
- Fred Frith

Any time I got in emotional turmoil,
I felt sick all the time,
like at any minute I would die.
- Skeet Ulrich

I was stranded in Disco.
I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing
lights to drive the average person mad.
I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
- Martha Reeves

Right up until the time I retired at age 37,
I felt like there were still things that I could do better.
- Julius Erving

Man, you don't know how I felt that afternoon when
I heard that voice and it was my own voice.
- Muddy Waters

I felt like I was betraying my family.
But I knew that trying to explain my emotions in a
movie like this was more important than leaving them unspoken.
- John Robinson


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