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Keith Waterhouse Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Keith Waterhouse

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I turn over a new leaf every day.
But the blots show through.
- Keith Waterhouse

Should not the Society of Indexers be know as Indexers,
Society of, The?
- Keith Waterhouse

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

 

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable;
they turn their efforts toward changing it.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

When I find that I can't accept what is happening,
I turn my attention to accepting my non-acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You know that you have fully experienced love
when you turn into love -
that is the spiritual goal of life.
- Deepak Chopra

A bend in the road is not the end of the road
unless you fail to make the turn.
- Anonymous

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
- Henry David Thoreau

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The healthy man does not torture others -
generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
- Carl Jung

Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking
only to learn that it is God shaking them.
- Charles West

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance,
chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast,
a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past,
brings peace for today,
and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
- Oprah Winfrey

I always turn to the sports pages first,
which records people's accomplishments.
The front page has nothing but man's failures.
- Earl Warren

Fear grows in darkness;
if you think there's a bogeyman around,
turn on the light.
- Dorothy Thompson

Hard work spotlights the character of people:
some turn up their sleeves,
some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
- Kin Hubbard

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- Max Lucado

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money,
and I'm going to turn on the lights.
- Suze Orman

Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion,
give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn
up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.
- James D. Watson

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth
can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore de Balzac

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
- Ralph Nader

O man you are busy working for the world,
and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
- Sydney J. Harris

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance,
and to turn around three times before lying down.
- Robert Benchley

Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.
- B. R. Hayden

The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux
pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in.
- Wilson Mizner

The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving
madmen into polite humans.
- Philip J. Davis

If you stay with this game long enough,
the worm is bound to turn.
- Hayden Fry

I won't eat any cereal that doesn't turn the milk purple.
- Bill Watterson

Also, if you're in a TV show that does turn out to be very successful,
you then can do whatever you want to do in theater for a very long time.
- Treat Williams

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
- Charlotte Whitton

Good looking people turn me off.
Myself included.
- Patrick Swayze

Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads
to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person.
In other words, to learn from the child,
we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
- Alice Miller

My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view,
that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
- Lord Byron

We've been performing with symphonies all of our career
and it sounds so wonderful when they play 'My Girl'
with the large string section,
I want to turn around and look.
- Otis Williams

To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy,
is indeed the glory of Christianity.
- Frederick William Robertson

That's life.
Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.
- Martin Goldsmith

There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn,
as in doing it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge',
in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors.
I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
- Albert Finney

When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book
that no one read and just make it up and turn that in.
I got praised for my imagination.
- Ahmet Zappa

Most of our stuff was trial and error.
You live with a tape recorder, you turn it on,
you play the song and you listen to it.
- Levon Helm

The mastery of the turn is the story of how aviation
became practical as a means of transportation.
It is the story of how the world became small.
- William Langewiesche

When you turn on your radio, you don't always want
to hear about someone shootin' some person.
Even if that's the lifestyle they live,
people don't always want to hear it.
- Missy Elliot

Sixteen million colors in your palette are hard for any artist,
especially a beginner, to turn down.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

Anytime I switch to another instrument,
I immediately turn it into another kind of drum so
that I can understand it better.
- Levon Helm


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