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I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up.
by Ringo Starr

I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up.
It was time, and we were spreading out.
They were spreading out more than I was.
I would've stayed with the band.
- Ringo Starr

I mean, women are very important to me.
I don't know, they just drive me crazy.
- Ringo Starr

Well I'm getting happier all the time,
which is very nice.
- Ringo Starr

And in a marriage you can't TRY and be married.
You're married or you're not married...
as far as I'm concerned.
- Ringo Starr

 

Everything government touches turns to crap.
- Ringo Starr

America: It's like Britain, only with buttons.
- Ringo Starr

And the White Album is important to me for different reasons.
One - I had left the band on the White Album.
- Ringo Starr

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I'm not sleeping with all the women I appear with.
- Ringo Starr

We will miss George for his sense of love,
his sense of music and his sense of laughter.
- Ringo Starr

The second side of Abbey Road is my favorite.
- Ringo Starr

I like Beethoven, especially the poems.
- Ringo Starr

So this is America.
They must be out of their minds.
- Ringo Starr

People in Liverpool don't move very far,
you know.
- Ringo Starr

That's all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.
- Ringo Starr

Gene Autry was the most.
It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom,
It's covered with Gene Autry posters.
He was my first musical influence.
- Ringo Starr

And I came back and it was great, 'cuz George had set
up all these flowers all over the studio saying welcome home.
So then we got it together again.
I always felt it was better on the White one for me.
We were more like a band, you know.
- Ringo Starr

That's when we decided to stop in '66.
Everyone thought we toured for years,
you know, but we didn't.
I joined in '62, and we'd finished touring in '66 to
go into the studio where we could hear each other...
and create any fantasy that came out of anybody's brain.
- Ringo Starr

George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days.
He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way -
where,
when we first started things basically went John and Paul's way.
You know, 'cuz they were the writers.
- Ringo Starr

We've got the children so we have to deal with each
other because we have to deal with children's problems,
you know, and our own problems.
But some days it's fine, and then some days we just
are at each other's throat.
- Ringo Starr

And so we went away to play, and we'd come back to Liverpool.
And while we were doing this - 'cuz we did it for two years.
And then we'd go to Germany, and that's where I met the Beatles.
- Ringo Starr

I mean, I was born the day war broke out,
but I don't remember all the bombs though they did
actually break up Liverpool,
you know.
I remember when I was a little older,
there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be.
We used to play over them.
- Ringo Starr

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

It is easier to put on slippers
than to carpet the entire world
- Al Franken

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Angry and happy don't mix.
Flush out the angry,
and the happy has a place to put down roots.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can do anything you put your mind to.
- Anonymous

Only love has the ability to put you in that state of bliss
- don Miguel Ruiz

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
- Michael W. Smith

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You only get out what you put in.
- Anonymous

What I recognized is that you can't put it together.
It's already together, and what you have to do
is experience it being together.
- Werner Erhard

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

Anyone can heal who believes that he can
and will take the time to put that belief into motion.
- Ernest Holmes

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

I put aside personal preferences and step forward to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.
- Psalm 16:1

Ending a sentence with a preposition is
something up with which I will not put.
- Winston Churchill

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example.
- Mark Twain

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

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

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into
a job and try to do the best you can,
the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk

You end up as you deserve.
In old age you must put up with the face,
the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
- Judith Viorst

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler


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