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I'm no good with words but I'll find ways from time
by Alan Ladd

I'm no good with words but I'll find ways from time
to time to show you how grateful I am.
- Alan Ladd

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
- Alan Ladd

I'm working myself to death.
- Alan Ladd

What good will a tax break do me if I'm crippled for life?
- Alan Ladd

 

Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
- Alan Ladd

I was a dummy in school.
- Alan Ladd

I've always had a great respect for the picture business.
It's been good to me.
- Alan Ladd

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I wish I were the type who could walk into a place
and have everybody love me.
But I'm not, and there's no use wishing.
- Alan Ladd

I don't care how small the parts are,
as long as they're good.
- Alan Ladd

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back.
I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death
when someone comes over to talk to me.
- Alan Ladd

Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
- Alan Ladd

I'm going to make it.
Nothing is going to stop me.
Nothing.
I want it too much.
- Alan Ladd

I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve.
- Alan Ladd

If I had my way, I'd do all my entertaining on the front steps.
- Alan Ladd

I know what's good for me.
I can't play black or gray.
I can't be a villain or anything close to one.
I have to play white.
- Alan Ladd

I just want to make pictures that are entertaining.
I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else.
- Alan Ladd

I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans.
It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else.
- Alan Ladd

I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day.
- Alan Ladd

I learned more about acting from George Stevens in
a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.
- Alan Ladd

It's natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn't have.
- Alan Ladd

A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
- Alan Ladd

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

My parents were so poor when I was a kid,
I never went anywhere.
I take our youngsters with us because I don't know
anything that teaches them so much.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks.
I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money
and not enough about the really good parts.
- Alan Ladd

It's a funny thing about me.
I don't have any interest in food most of the time now,
although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
- Alan Ladd

Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
- Alan Ladd

I was never trained for anything.
- Alan Ladd

I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.
- Alan Ladd

As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask
people to pay to see what I do on the screen,
I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
- Alan Ladd

It seems only reasonable that the people have a right
to know virtually everything about the personality
they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
- Alan Ladd

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
- Alan Ladd

I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood.
If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad,
but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
- Alan Ladd

Our children were trained to look after each other.
- Alan Ladd

I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

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

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller


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