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The tourist may complain of other tourists,
by Agnes Repplier

The tourist may complain of other tourists,
but he would be lost without them.
- Agnes Repplier

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed
off their earthly pedestals.
- Agnes Repplier

Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

 

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert,
gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just
enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
- Agnes Repplier

People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are
very much in the way of civilization.
- Agnes Repplier

The diseases of the present have little in common with
the diseases of the past save that we die of them.
- Agnes Repplier

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It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves,
and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
- Agnes Repplier

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives;
it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self.
- Agnes Repplier

Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature.
- Agnes Repplier

Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult
at times because they had nobody to talk about.
- Agnes Repplier

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind,
as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
- Agnes Repplier

Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between
its ideals and its realities,
between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
- Agnes Repplier

The clear-sighted do not rule the world,
but they sustain and console it.
- Agnes Repplier

It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us.
It is the elation that comes of swift contact with
tingling currents of thought.
- Agnes Repplier

There is always a secret irritation about a laugh into which we cannot join.
- Agnes Repplier

Edged tools are dangerous things to handle,
and not infrequently do much hurt.
- Agnes Repplier

The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth.
- Agnes Repplier

We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh.
- Agnes Repplier

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.
- Agnes Repplier

It has been wisely said that we cannot really love
anybody at whom we never laugh.
- Agnes Repplier

It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants,
from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
- Agnes Repplier

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

The British tourist is always happy abroad as long
as the natives are waiters.
- Robert Morley

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people,
of adventure, of experience.
The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.
He goes "sight-seeing."
- Daniel J. Boorstin

After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood,
I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
- Edgar Bergen

The tourist transports his own values and demands to
his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease,
decimating whatever values existed before.
- Arthur Erickson

The worst thing about being a tourist is having other
tourists recognize you as a tourist.
- Russell Baker

Terri and her mother arrived.
She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because
she was loaded down with camera equipment,
looking like a Japanese tourist.
- Audrey Meadows

I'm not a good tourist, I don't like tourism.
- Joe Sacco

The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.
- Sam Ewing

I hope I'm not a tourist attraction -
I'm sure that they come here really because St.
Andrews is just amazing, a beautiful place.
- Prince William

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality,
and eventually in one's own.
- Susan Sontag

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images,
just watching images passing by which I cannot live in,
make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
- Anais Nin

The elephants were being slaughtered in masses.
Some were even killed in the vicinity of big tourist hotels.
- Richard Leakey

I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back.
- Tim Roth

In fact, Tibet is one of the most popular European
tourist attraction of asia.
- Alex Chiu

I don't mind being a tourist at all,
and a gawker.
I just walk around.
- Ann Robinson

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open
himself to all the influences of the places which condense
centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.
- Max Lerner

They read their sports pages, know their statistics
and either root like hell or boo our butts off.
I love it.
Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types
who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
- Mike Schmidt

I wanted to go back to Sun.
Unfortunately, most of the gear is gone from Sun.
The way I take it now, it's almost like a tourist destination.
So, it would have been pretty difficult to have brought
all the gear into Sun to make it like it was in the '50's.
- Brian Setzer

My writing is a combination of three elements.
The first is travel: not travel like a tourist,
but travel as exploration.
The second is reading literature on the subject.
The third is reflection.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco,
that kind of culture, because it's something I never felt a part of.
I've always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
- Augusten Burroughs

Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything.
You know.
As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all,
all these places now.
Make them all just tourist traps.
- David Walker

We just kind saw the images and knew the cliches,
so to have the opportunity to go there and learn something
about Russian music and about Russian people and to
see things apart from being a tourist.
- Marc Almond

My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach.
I kept it open for four years.
It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half,
five months of the year.
But the bills kept coming all year.
- Mickey Gilley

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

Don't Criticize, Condemn, Or Complain.
- Dale Carnegie

Don't complain, don't whine, and don't gossip.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Yesterday is like a dung heap;
you can complain about the smell,
or you can use it to fertilize tomorrow's garden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I personally think we developed language
because of our deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

If the laws could speak for themselves,
they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
- Lord Halifax

Savvy observers occasionally note television's resemblance to the weather:
Everybody loves to complain about it,
but nobody can do anything to fix it.
- Michael Medved

Realize that if you have time to whine and complain
about something then you have the time to do something about it.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb.
Most of us can't get paid to be smart.
- Aaron Allston

I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and
others have gathered the fruits.
- Charles Goodyear

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

Anybody can decide if they have got the money to fight
a case if they don't like a particular thing,
and they complain to the watch committee,
local council or whatever.
- Timothy West

But if people will laugh at my work and keep a sound roof over my head,
who am I to complain?
- Billie Burke

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants,
not simply observers.
One who does not vote has no right to complain.
- Louis L'Amour

My mother told me never explain, never complain.
Even as a young actress, I determined I would never
give personal interviews,
since they made me so uncomfortable.
- Jennifer Jones

Don't complain because you don't have.
Enjoy what you've got.
- H. Stanley Judd

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and
not complain when things don't go well.
- Jim Rohn

Read the Bible.
Work hard and honestly.
And don't complain.
- Billy Graham

Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain,
Like other farmers, flourish and complain.
- George Crabbe

But all that being said about modulation,
if you're serving people delicious food,
they won't complain.
- Sally Schneider


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