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Frederick Henry Hedge Quotes and Sayings
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And I seemed to discern a power and meaning in the old,
which the more impassioned would not allow.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

Dreaming is an act of pure imagination,
attesting in all men a creative power,
which if it were available in waking,
would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

No form of Christianity is absolutely and only true.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

 

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

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

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Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the
environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?
- Gale Norton

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

Peter, of the three of us, was our prince.
He seemed so timeless.
He had such elan and style.
- Tom Brokaw

Yogi seemed to be doing everything wrong,
yet everything came out right.
- Mel Ott

It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality.
It's like disapproving of rain.
- Francis Maude

Yeah.
I mean, it just seemed to me that it was -
I felt so helpless to this business of not having any papers.
That seems like a throwback to a schoolboy.
- James Stockdale

When I started working with mirrors,
it seemed to be the perfect material to stand in for that waiting.
- Jim Hodges

But each time I seemed to be climbing into a roller
coaster and finding myself coming through the downhill
run with that sort of dazed feeling that we all know.
- Enzo Ferrari

I thought it was a really good contrast to have a really sweet,
sincere, church girl sitting next to the church lady who seemed kind of,
you know, over the top.
- Victoria Jackson

Most books today seemed to have been written overnight
from books read the day before.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys.
It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

Every radish I ever pulled up seemed to have a mortgage attached to it.
- Ed Wynn

Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
- Sallust

Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail,
and the terror that you'll never find it,
seemed a perfect metaphor for life.
- Jeanette Winterson

I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure
what I wanted to do next.
So many things were changing in music and in culture,
so it seemed like a good time to step back.
- Beck

Sugar Ray Robinson was at the top of the boxing world
during the 1950's when it seemed that he would either
win or lose the championship about every three or four months.
- Dick Schaap

I'm a lot luckier than most people, although I used
to look at it the other way around-that so many people seemed luckier than me.
- Dana Hill

Thus it seemed to Haeckel that such simple life could
easily be produced from inanimate material.
- Michael Behe

Robert De Niro...
It seemed like a pretty cool thing to do to put his name on my resume next.
- Famke Janssen

So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately
obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling,
struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.
- Ted Nelson

Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker seemed so sophisticated and bad.
I wanted to be like that.
- Carla Bley

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim,
have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high,
one which sometimes seemed impossible.
- Orison Swett Marden

Life seemed so simple and joyous when I was growing up.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism,
etc.
It seemed pointless to argue.
We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
- George Oppen

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
- John Cheever

It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people.
The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed
to enjoy the waking hours much more.
- Woody Allen

What they were giving me seemed incredibly real to me,
so I'd react to it in a very real way.
That was frightening for me, especially because of the subject.
- Mariel Hemingway

Yes was a band where we could explore some of those ideas,
but I knew that if I wanted to get into orchestral
music and make a living at it,
movies seemed to be a perfect spot.
- Trevor Rabin

I think God just died of old age.
And, when I realized that he wasn't any more,
it didn't shock me.
It seemed natural and right!
- Frances Farmer

She seemed to mean what she said.
She said pretty much this: I retained some lawyers,
I have to move on with my life, I am divorcing you,
and then she added, I need money.
- Dennis Kozlowski

The idea of licking stamps seemed great fun for me.
- Moon Unit Zappa

People's identities as Indians, as Asians,
or as members of the human race, seemed to give way -
quite suddenly -
to sectarian identification with Hindu,
Muslim, or Sikh communities.
- Amartya Sen

Through perseverance many people win success out of
what seemed destined to be certain failure.
- Benjamin Disraeli

This has always been a man's world, and none of the
reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Everyone seemed to want a piece of Ronald Reagan.
It was maddening.
- Michael Reagan

I've been with certain stars; some are caring and pay
attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy.
Elvis never seemed too busy.
- Minnie Pearl

To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction,
you need an invented language.
- Jeanette Winterson

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

I said to Scott that the ascent seemed to be going
slowly and that I was concerned descending climbers
could possibly run out of oxygen before their return to camp IV.
- Anatoli Boukreev

When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me,
it just seemed normal to continue to do that to myself.
- Tatum O'Neal

The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed
dauntingly sure of themselves -
although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was.
- Helen Dunmore

On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London,
where a new world seemed opened to me.
- Henry Bessemer

Well, an actor is an actor is actor,
to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work,
to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like
an appealing concept to me.
- Walter Koenig

There was one issue on which there seemed to be almost unanimity:
the Internet should not be managed by any government,
national or multinational.
- Jon Postel

I can't play bridge.
I don't play tennis.
All those things that people learn, and I admire,
there hasn't seemed time for.
But what there is time for is looking out the window.
- Alice Munro

We just wrote songs that seemed good to us.
We wrote the album in like two weeks.
We could have had more time, but we accomplished what
we needed to in the two weeks.
- Travis Barker

That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns -
the fans were more rabid,
and they wanted to literally kill the opposition.
- Bob Cousy

These are strange times.
Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it,
now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution.
- Johan Huizinga

I came into music just because I wanted the bread.
It's true.
I looked around and this seemed like the only way I
was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.
- Mick Jagger

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing
mankind today can be solved with means and methods
which were applied or seemed to work in the past.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail,
with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which
once seemed to possess eternal life.
- Arthur Koestler

I just wrote what I felt like writing since they seemed to sell.
- Jack Vance

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness,
an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be
increasing rather than decreasing.
- Nick Clooney

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968.
I simply trained for the moment.
I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete.
It always seemed to evolve.
- Dick Fosbury

It was fun while it lasted, but it never seemed real to me.
I could not believe I was in Van Halen.
- Gary Cherone

I don't know; it just seemed like the cooler guys are playing Xbox.
At least the ones I know.
- Liz Phair

So sweet love seemed that April morn.
When first we kissed beside the thorn,
So strangely sweet, it was not strange We thought that love could never change.
- Robert Bridges

I balanced all, brought all to mind,
the years to come seemed waste of breath,
a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life,
this death.
- William Butler Yeats

It occurred to me that I just didn't see how I could
go ahead and continue to eat meat.
It just seemed so...
cannibalistic to me.
And so, I'm a vegetarian, and I have been ever since.
- Alice Paul


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