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Ellen Wilkinson Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Ellen Wilkinson

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Tell the Government, our people shall not starve.
- Ellen Wilkinson

I paid for my own education by scholarship until I left university.
- Ellen Wilkinson

But my eyes were riveted on a small slim woman her
hair simply coiled into her neck,
Katherine Glasier.
- Ellen Wilkinson

Women have worked hard; starved in prison;
given of their time and lives that we might sit in
the House of Commons and take part in the legislating of this country.
- Ellen Wilkinson

 

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against
the treatment of the sick who could not pay,
the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste,
the extravagance, and the poverty.
- Ellen Wilkinson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho PHOTO

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Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it,
people will eventually come to believe it.
- Joseph Goebbels (Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany)

Being powerful is like being a lady.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
- Alfred Austin

I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

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

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more,
that everyone's given up.
- Ian Hislop

As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money.
Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
- Martin Cruz Smith

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

When people speak to you about a preventive war,
you tell them to go fight it.
After my experience, I have come to hate war.
War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

The best comfort I could offer
was to just let her tell her story.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do.
The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
- Ted Nelson

For every good reason there is to lie,
there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett

If you ask me what I came into this life to do,
I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
- Emile Zola

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15


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