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Elizabeth Shaw Melville Quotes and Sayings
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Herman has taken to writing poetry.
You need not tell anyone, for you know how such things get around.
- Elizabeth Shaw Melville

He looked like such a Republican.
He dressed like Pee-Wee Herman.
But had I known what he had done when I was reading about him,
I might have thought different.
- Matthew Bright

Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote,
the left, myself among them, all knew that something
terrible was happening in Vietnam,
though most now claim to remember otherwise.
- James Donald

I was looking very much for a career.
My second marriage to Stan Herman had ended,
and I wanted very much to be independent,
not take alimony from him, be on my own,
do the right thing.
- Linda Evans

 

I loved Herman's Head.
And it was a great experience.
- Lita Ford

Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature
as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the
great peoples of the earth.
- Edward Dahlberg

In Germany I have been acknowledged again since the fall of Hitler,
but my works, partly suppressed by the Nazis and partly destroyed by the war;
have not yet been republished there.
- Herman Hesse

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Well, I tell young people to be successful today that,
first of all, that what you learn today directly impacts what you earn tomorrow.
This is a knowledge-based economy.
- Alexis Herman

I'm going to be on the road for the rest of my life.
- Woody Herman

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul,
a capacity, a secret art of thinking,
feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
- Herman Hesse

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due
to aspects of the social utility paradox,
but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
- Herman Kahn

Is there some principal of nature which states that
we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
- Herman Melville

Truth is in things, and not in words.
- Herman Melville

I felt there's a wealth in Jewish tradition,
a great inheritance.
I'd be a jerk not to take advantage of it.
- Herman Wouk

There is an enormous difference between Russia and Western Europe.
- Herman Gorter

Many a trace, and many a germ of this infantile disease,
to which without a doubt, I also am a victim,
has been chased away by your brochure,
or will yet be eradicated by it.
- Herman Gorter

The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have,
and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains,
but you also have job loss.
- Alexis Herman

Art is the objectification of feeling.
- Herman Melville

For me, however, that beloved, glowing little word
happiness has become associated with everything I have
felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself.
- Herman Hesse

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
- George Herman

I learned about machinery, I learned how men behaved under pressure,
and I learned about Americans.
- Herman Wouk

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom,
and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
- Herman Melville

There are certain queer times and occasions in this
strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes
his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
- Herman Melville

Truth uncompromisingly told will always have its ragged edges.
- Herman Melville

I have a lot of friends who get up most mornings and
go to jobs they absolutely hate.
I don't think that's what life is about and I'm so
fortunate that I actually love what I do.
- Jerry Herman

I regard the writing of humor as a supreme artistic challenge.
- Herman Wouk

Some dying men are the most tyrannical;
and certainly,
since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore,
the poor fellows ought to be indulged.
- Herman Melville

Heaven have mercy on us all - Presbyterians and Pagans alike -
for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head,
and sadly need mending.
- Herman Melville

Yet habit - strange thing!
what cannot habit accomplish?
- Herman Melville

When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present,
in the smile of God, I return to my childhood,
too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up.
- Herman Hesse

There is all of the difference in the world between paying and being paid.
- Herman Melville

To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness,
engaging international partners on this issue,
and being committed to a different course of action.
- Alexis Herman

My guess is that nuclear weapons will be used sometime
in the next hundred years,
but that their use is much more likely to be small
and limited than widespread and unconstrained.
- Herman Kahn

There is something wrong about the man who wants help.
There is somewhere a deep defect, a want,
in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
- Herman Melville

There is a touch of divinity even in brutes,
and a special halo about a horse, that should forever
exempt him from indignities.
- Herman Melville

This can not be about a race to the bottom.
- Alexis Herman

There are times when even the most potent governor
must wink at transgression,
in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.
- Herman Melville

Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life,
the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
- Herman Melville

There, but for the grace of God, goes God.
- Herman J. Mankiewicz

Know, thou, that the lines that live are turned out of a furrowed brow.
- Herman Melville

Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of
landed property to be divided,
large estates, crown lands, government land,
and the estates held by the monasteries.
- Herman Gorter

Nuclear war is such an emotional subject that many
people see the weapons themselves as the common enemy of humanity.
- Herman Kahn

I am against the whole cliche of the moment.
- Herman Kahn

The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.
- Herman Wouk

I'm against ignorance.
- Herman Kahn

Human and moral factors must always be considered.
They must never be missing from policies and from public discussion.
- Herman Kahn

A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
- Herman Melville

I didn't know I was a conservative when it didn't matter to me growing up.
- Herman Cain

The President has a quick and able mind,
though not everybody gives him that,
not by a long shot.
- Herman Wouk

Judaism has always been a strong interest of mine.
My two sons speak Hebrew and are familiar with the
scriptures and with rabbinic literature.
This is the way we live.
- Herman Wouk

It is not down in any map; true places never are.
- Herman Melville

Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
- Herman Melville

You know it's hard to hear what a bearded man is saying.
He can't speak above a whisker.
- Herman J. Mankiewicz

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags;
and hell is a democracy of devils,
where all are equals.
- Herman Melville

I hit big or I miss big.
- George Herman

In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely,
and without passport; whereas Virtue,
if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.
- Herman Melville

My only claim to fame, if I have one,
is that I'm an editor.
- Woody Herman

What does it mean with regard to tactics,
this fact that the proletariat of Western Europe stands all alone:
that it has no prospect of any help whatsoever from any other class?
- Herman Gorter

The singing was something I got from my father.
- Woody Herman

If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals,
such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor,
then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
- Alexis Herman

He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
- Herman Melville

Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable,
and attesting her eternity.
- Herman Melville

Unlike any other time in our history,
we have to know that staying in school and getting
an education is the most important thing you can do.
- Alexis Herman

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

To the last, I grapple with thee; From Hell's heart,
I stab at thee; For hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee.
- Herman Melville

Striking out batters was easy.
- George Herman

World War I broke out largely because of an arms race,
and World War II because of the lack of an arms race.
- Herman Kahn

I'm trying to bring a new generation into the musical
theater and to create a new audience.
- Jerry Herman

The only real game - I think - in the world is baseball.
- George Herman

New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s
and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous,
and even conducive to accidental war.
- Herman Kahn

How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can,
and I try to swing right through the ball.
- George Herman


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