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Smartness runs in my family.
by Gracie Allen

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

Related topics: Intelligence

Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well,
but what you need today is Charm.
Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to,
I'll develop my radio personality.
- Gracie Allen

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
- Gracie Allen

When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make
enough for 16 and only serve half.
- Gracie Allen

 

This used to be a government of checks and balances.
Now it's all checks and no balances.
- Gracie Allen

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
- Gracie Allen

A brain is a society of very small, simple modules
that cannot be said to be thinking,
that are not smart in themselves.
But when you have a network of them together,
out of that arises a kind of smartness.
- Kevin Kelly

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Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The World Runs On God's Rules, and On God's Time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
- Jim Rohn

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
- the movie Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood
why fans are so obsessed with them.
- Hank Aaron

The man who runs may fight again.
- Menander

Well, it really describes what it feels like to be
a normal person whose boss and friend suddenly runs for the president,
and then becomes the president.
- Karen Hughes

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.
- Casey Stengel

When did it - When did it become okay for someone to
hit home runs and forget how to play the rest of the game?
- Ryne Sandberg

My situation is different from Mark's.
I'm not looking for home runs, I'm looking for the playoffs.
- Sammy Sosa

A leader who confines his role to his people's experience
dooms himself to stagnation;
a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs
the risk of not being understood.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest.
- Harry F. Banks

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very
danger more than a person who sits quietly.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

I'm a grandmother with dogs and nice friends here in the Rocky mountains.
Ever see the movie A River Runs Through It? That's where I live.
It's beautiful, no two ways about it.
- Margot Kidder

The average man's judgment is so poor,
he runs a risk every time he uses it.
- Edgar Watson Howe

We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs,
or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season
after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
- Marcus Aurelius

All the New York City Ballet does is hit beautiful home runs.
- John Guare

Obviously after such a long gap, one itches to get
back to the game and score big runs.
- Sachin Tendulkar

When you get on base, holes open up and things happen
and you're able to find a way to score runs.
- Nick Johnson

I think the ability to focus is a thread that runs
through so-called successful people.
And that's something that can be developed.
It can be self-taught.
- Fred L. Turner

After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk
of the most dreadful of deaths,
whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.
- Albert Camus

Everybody who runs a Web site knows we're not assured of compatibility,
and we could end up with a split.
- Tim Berners-Lee

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
- Casey Stengel

David Ortiz is a genius.
He's incredible to watch.
Over and over, he hits home runs that are simply transcendent.
- Juliana Hatfield

Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline,
the first often tasting like the second.
- Edward Abbey

As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -
and near the end.
The milestones into headstones change,
Neath every one a friend.
- James Russell Lowell

It doesn't matter how pretty you look it's how many runs you get.
- Steve Waugh

One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'.
When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off,
I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
- Mark Roberts

Reading isn't good for a ballplayer.
Not good for his eyes.
If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs.
So I gave up reading.
- Babe Ruth

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left
the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent
Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
- Ted Rall

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second;
with a husband it runs the other way.
- Honore de Balzac

Basically all the world's computer parts come from
the same supply chain that runs from Korea,
down through coastal China, over to Taiwan,
and down to Malaysia.
- Thomas Friedman

Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
- Babe Ruth

A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant,
to ruin runs.
- Edward Young

So, I have the responsibility of making sure that HUD functions and runs well.
- Alphonso Jackson

Someone once told me the one thread that runs through
them all is a premium on personal courage -
not intellectual courage,
but just plain physical courage.
- Walter Lord

It's impossible to play a run with as much feeling as a single note.
I've never been so much into runs as making single notes cry.
- Robin Trower

I just try to get on anyway that I can,
hit, hit-by-pitch, walk, home runs, anything.
- Nick Johnson

Life doesn't run away from nobody.
Life runs at people.
- Joe Frazier

By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here.
They are frustrated; I would be, too.
I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out.
- Russel Honore

Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe
Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead
and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do.
- Tim Robbins

Yet, that's what studios do.
If one thing works, they'll keep doing it till it runs
its course and people aren't interested anymore.
- Boris Kodjoe

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white,
will hit more home runs than myself.
Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
- Hank Aaron

He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day;
But he that is in battle slain,
Will never rise to fight again.
- Tacitus

Many people die with their music still in them.
Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live.
Before they know it, time runs out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

There's a basic rule which runs through all kinds of music,
kind of an unwritten rule.
I don't know what it is.
But I've got it.
- Ron Wood

When you're in the middle of a pennant race,
you can't go up there thinking about home runs.
- Sammy Sosa

I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins.
- Ryan Giggs

The right of petition is an old undoubted household
right of the blood of England,
which runs in our veins.
- Caleb Cushing

Anybody who runs for president in this country and
comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping
the poor folks and black folks is not going to win.
- Charles Evers

There is no neat distinction between operating system
software and the software that runs on top of it.
- Jim Allchin

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
- Charles Dickens

Let a joy keep you.
Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
- Carl Sandburg

Read the sacred writings of all the peoples on Earth.
Through all of them runs, like a red thread,
the hidden Science of attaining and maintaining wakefulness.
- Gustave Meyrink

Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short,
the security behind the notes is diminished,
the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended,
and the panic follows.
- John Buchanan Robinson

My goals are to hit .300, score 100 runs,
and stay injury-prone.
- Mickey Rivers

We didn't score any runs today.
That's not my fault.
- Danny Bautista

The genius which runs to madness is no longer genius.
- Otto Weininger

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit;
like a cunning bloodhound,
it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
- Francis Beaumont

Popular in our time, unpopular in his.
So runs the stereotype of rejected genius.
- Robert Hughes

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,
the more ought law to weed it out.
- Francis Bacon


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