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To be sure, no piece of social machinery,
by Cordell Hull

To be sure, no piece of social machinery,
however well constructed, can be effective unless there
is back of it a will and a determination to make it work.
- Cordell Hull

There is no greater responsibility resting upon peoples
and governments everywhere than to make sure that enduring peace will this time -
at long last -
be established and maintained.
- Cordell Hull

I fully realize that the new organization is a human
rather than a perfect instrumentality for the attainment of its great objective.
As time goes on it will, I am sure, be improved.
- Cordell Hull

That war has brought with it a truly incredible development
of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of
rapid and almost limitless development in that direction.
- Cordell Hull

 

Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.
- Cordell Hull

Triumphant science and technology are only at the threshold
of man's command over sources of energy so stupendous that,
if used for military purposes, they can wipe out our entire civilization.
- Cordell Hull

Under the ominous shadow which the second World War
and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world,
peace has become as essential to civilized existence
as the air we breathe is to life itself.
- Cordell Hull

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Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment
and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to
enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me;
and my sincere gratitude for your generous action.
- Cordell Hull

Fortunately, the war has brought with it not alone
a stark realization of what another war would mean to the world,
but as well the creation of an international agency
through which the nations of the world can,
if they so desire, make peace a living reality.
- Cordell Hull

Within a few weeks the organization for the maintenance
of international peace and security,
established by the San Francisco Charter,
will be formally launched through the convocation of
the first General Assembly of the United Nations.
- Cordell Hull

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

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

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Forgiveness of all people and all acts -
is a sure path to happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Success depends upon previous preparation,
and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
- Richard Bach

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
- Winston Churchill

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Since you are the one who has to live with your choices,
be sure they are your own.
- Alan Cohen

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just because it's true, I say as often as I can
in as many ways as I can form, "I sure love you."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one another
and I know there are people in the world
that do not love their fellow human beings
and I HATE people like that.
- Tom Lehrer

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

I'm not the smartest fellow in the world,
but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Two things are infinite:
the universe and human stupidity;
and I'm not sure about the universe.
- Albert Einstein

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

Only two things are infinite,
the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former.
- Albert Einstein

Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that.
Poetry is as precise as geometry.
- Gustave Flaubert

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.
- John Walters

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
- Aristotle

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.
- Emo Philips

As sure as the spring will follow the winter,
prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between
me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
- Anita Hill

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt -
it is sure to get where it is going,
and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.
- Hal Boyle

That's my only goal.
Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone
has a good time and works hard.
- Joe Rogan

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet,
there would be no more wars.
- E. M. Forster

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest
might weaken and the wisest might err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When you forgive, you in no way change the past -
but you sure do change the future.
- Bernard Meltzer

I'm sure that my mom would have been happy with any path I chose.
- Joely Fisher

I am sure that if you plant the trees back again,
it will do nothing but good.
- Michael Fish

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence;
then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

Make sure what you risk is yours to lose.
- L. M. Heroux


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