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I never did very well in math - I could never seem
by Calvin Trillin

I never did very well in math - I could never seem
to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
- Calvin Trillin

Related topics: Imagination

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for
thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers.
The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin

I never eat in a restaurant that's over a hundred feet
off the ground and won't stand still.
- Calvin Trillin

Health food makes me sick.
- Calvin Trillin

 

The food in such places is so tasteless because the
members associate spices and garlic with just the sort
of people they're trying to keep out.
- Calvin Trillin

As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was
invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
- Calvin Trillin

The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.
- Calvin Trillin

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The question about those aromatic advertisements that
perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this:
under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment,
is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?
- Calvin Trillin

When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated
under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better.
A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying,
as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
- Calvin Trillin

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
- Billy Graham

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

You can never solve a problem on the level
on which it was created.
- Albert Einstein

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

Know that you are never alone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

We must accept finite disappointment,
but never lose infinite hope.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Never take counsel of your fears.
- Andrew Jackson

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)


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