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I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly
by Abigail Adams

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly
reflected by the number of conflicting points of view
he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
- Abigail Adams

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands.
Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Abigail Adams

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought
for with ardor and diligence.
- Abigail Adams

Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard,
very liable to be broken.
- Abigail Adams

 

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life.
Man was made for action and for bustle too,
I believe.
- Abigail Adams

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power,
whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping,
and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
- Abigail Adams

We have too many high-sounding words,
and too few actions that correspond with them.
- Abigail Adams

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Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so;
but she smarted so severely for hers,
that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.
- Abigail Adams

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience,
not the lessons of retirement and leisure.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
- Abigail Adams

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers,
we should have learned women.
- Abigail Adams

Great necessities call out great virtues.
- Abigail Adams

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary
towards looking like the rest of the world.
- Abigail Adams

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies,
we are determined to foment a rebellion,
and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice,
or representation.
- Abigail Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.
- Archibald MacLeish

I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl
has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without.
- Anna Julia Cooper

He felt like the invisible boy.
When he got to be part of the mystery Men he felt like he had a purpose.
- Kel Mitchell

I don't mean to be presumptuous that men don't feel this,
I don't mean this, but I found that when my child was born,
my first child, it felt like my heart broke.
- Tea Leoni

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they
are too heavy to be broken.
- Warren Buffett

I have always felt that my work is religious,
not sacrilegious.
- Andres Serrano

I forever felt that I've fallen right between the crack
of way too young for the first generation of classic
rock 'n' roll and too old to be brand-new.
It's hard.
- Paul Westerberg

I'm about to go to Sundance for my 3rd year,
and Sundance has never felt like a real independent festival at all.
On the other hand, it might to start feel that way.
- Bob Odenkirk

I was 20 years old and felt I had a lot to offer,
even to myself.
- Tina Yothers

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down.
I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without
me showing him up rounding the bases.
- Mickey Mantle

I just think people should find the music that helps
them through the day and enjoy that.
I've never felt like, if somebody does or doesn't like what I'm doing,
it's a morality issue.
- Amy Grant

But I remember feeling as a producer I felt like the
guy who called the caterer and got the band;
I had to work the party while everybody else was having a good time.
- Griffin Dunne

Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance
to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've
never felt comfortable with,
or never knew about.
- Laura Dern

As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause,
a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that
was a sort of communal embrace.
Welcome home.
- Lance Morrow

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

I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up,
so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom.
You get kinder as you go along.
- Armistead Maupin

There was a time when I felt I should do everything that was offered to me,
you know, ride the wave.
- Christian Slater

It really means a lot that I won the gold medal -
but I woke up the next morning expecting to feel different.
I felt the same.
- Dan O'Brien

I confess I've never felt like a passenger.
- Roger Waters

It felt scary because there was no auditioning,
no rehearsing.
- Barry Sonnenfeld

Much is said about the burdens and responsibilities of married men.
Responsibilities indeed there are, if they but felt them;
but as to burdens what are they?
- Ernestine Rose

I could never have conceived that I would ever get
to work in a Truffaut film.
It was astonishing to me, and still is.
I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I've never felt influenced by Ernest Hemingway though
I suppose there is something inevitable there.
- Jim Harrison

I felt uneasy, but sometimes, like I said before,
I believed in Col.
North and there was a very solid and very valid reason
that he must have been doing this.
- Fawn Hall

It wasn't until Duotones that I felt my true voice come out.
- Kenny G

We felt like we just got surrounded by this community of friends.
- Scott Wolf

I have always felt that I am the sum total of my parts.
- Andres Serrano

I found my niche as a character actor,
and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

In the little world in which children have their existence,
whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely
perceived and so finely felt,
as injustice.
- Charles Dickens

Actually, I think it's interesting that when I put the weight on,
I was already with him.
I don't know, maybe I felt safe.
And he likes me like this.
He likes me whatever size I am.
- Delta Burke

True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself.
False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people
feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
- R. D. Laing

I used to have trouble in front of an audience.
I felt uncomfortable.
- Robert Goulet

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

I always felt good about myself.
I was just an average person.
I always felt I could do anything anyone else could.
If an average person makes up their mind to do something,
they can.
- Larry Holmes

Career is too pompous a word.
It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to
be paid for what I love doing.
- Barbara Stanwyck

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

People think we don't give a toss about the game,
but when I walked out of Windsor Park that night I
felt lower than a snake's belly.
The reality is still there.
- Rio Ferdinand

What kind of man would I have been if I had not been
there to help her? I felt along with her -
not the physical pain,
of course, but all her mental anguish.
You can't be detached.
- Charles Bronson

After I found April Barrows, I felt I had found a soul mate.
Her stuff is exactly what I was looking for.
- Suzy Bogguss

Oh, absolutely, it felt more serious than your typical job.
One of the things that got us through how difficult
the shooting actually was was that we are telling a real story.
- John C. Reilly

In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new
window into the surrounding world,
I felt the urge to look through this window,
hoping to see something unexpected.
- Bruno Rossi

Poor Andy Nave was killed.
He refused to surrender and was shot by Dick Fields.
I felt sorry as he used to be quite friendly towards me before the war,
but it could not be helped.
- Stand Watie

They were very considerate, I must say.
Every time I felt I was about to slip out of these
fingers and would yell for help,
they'd let me down and re-organize things.
- Fay Wray

Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of
suicide if he hadn't had an audience,
and lines to speak?
- Jean Genet


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