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Understood what the struggle was about.
by Al Lewis

Understood what the struggle was about.
My mother.
Couldn't read or write, but she had more sense than
many a graduate from Harvard.
- Al Lewis

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco
Workers Union down in North Carolina.
- Al Lewis

The struggle goes on.
The victory is in the struggle, for me.
And I accepted that a long time ago.
- Al Lewis

 

My secret for success? I don't know what the hell success means.
- Al Lewis

Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal -
they can both sleep under the bridge.
Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!
- Al Lewis

I think people need housing.
And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there.
If you want to call them squatters, trespassers,
hey, I call Wall Street thieves!
- Al Lewis

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I know who I am.
I don't have to brag.
I know what I contributed.
I know what I did.
You think you can do it better? Hey,
go right ahead.
The stage is yours.
- Al Lewis

I probably worked every single entertainment medium,
including some that don't exist.
I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show,
I worked 18 years of radio.
- Al Lewis

I went to all the Love-Ins.
I took my kids.
I enjoyed myself.
- Al Lewis

As long as you gave it your best shot,
even if in the opinion of others "you failed,"
you didn't fail.
- Al Lewis

I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio,
there's no audience.
TV, there's no audience.
I need the response of the audience,
even if it's a silent response.
- Al Lewis

Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard
and I'd take them all to dinner.
All runaways.
- Al Lewis

I have an old brain but a terrific memory.
- Al Lewis

But find something that you absolutely love doing.
And then get to love the way you do it.
That's the uniqueness of all of us.
That's it.
- Al Lewis

America gets the politicians they deserve.
That's it.
And you keep struggling.
- Al Lewis

I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.
- Al Lewis

There's more to anybody.
Just because you haven't noticed it,
that's your problem,
that's not mine.
- Al Lewis

I'm more important to me than any body you can mention.
Do you know that?
- Al Lewis

I've been in the struggle over seventy years -
it doesn't bother me I may not win.
- Al Lewis

The ruling class is smarter than you,
and they're more creative.
And if you forget that lesson, you go down the drain.
Because if they weren't, they wouldn't be around as
long as they have been and as strong as they have been.
- Al Lewis

The United States, per capita, at a certain period in its history,
had the most junkies of any country ever in the world -
right after the Civil War.
The most brutal war, the greatest amount of casualties that America's ever had.
- Al Lewis

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Life can only be understood backwards;
but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

In human intercourse the tragedy begins,
not when there is misunderstanding about words,
but when silence is not understood.
- Henry David Thoreau

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
- T. S. Eliot

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

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Equality and development will not be achieved however
if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.
- Jenny Shipley

Every man supposes himself
not to be fully understood or appreciated.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I understood that the will could not be improved before
the mind had been enlightened.
- Johann Heinrich Lambert

Use anything you can think of to understand and be understood,
and you'll discover the creativity that connects you with others.
- Martha Beck

Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions,
not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
- Laurence Sterne

In order to say that some function is understood,
every relevant step in the process must be elucidated.
- Michael Behe

Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited,
classified and explained except in the light of the
tasks which they perform in language.
- Roman Jakobson

In Goddess religion death is not feared,
but is understood to be a part of life,
followed by birth and renewal.
- Carol P. Christ

If I would have listened, if I would have understood
diabetes like I understood music,
maybe these things wouldn't have happened.
- Marvin Isley

There is a relationship between cartooning and people
like Mir= and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist,
but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early
on and understood the impact that he could have on
Texas politics and probably on national politics.
- Ed Gillespie

The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
- Elbert Hubbard

Divisions of the kind were fashionable at that time,
and it was so easy to stifle one's need to help by
deciding that help could neither be accepted nor understood.
- Janet Frame

My grandparents knew it was important that I understood
Christianity and the Bible.
But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
- Lee Greenwood

I never understood why the metal heads in my school hated the punks.
- Trevor Dunn

As in an explosion, I would erupt with all the wonderful
things I saw and understood in this world.
- Boris Pasternak

I have suffered from being misunderstood,
but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood.
- Clarence Darrow

Jim Thompson understood something about the serial
killer before the psychology caught up to it,
which is that they are detached to it and they do want to get caught.
- Val Kilmer

I'm on record as being understood to be a supporter
of a reformed establishment,
in which other Christian denominations,
and other faiths, play a major part.
- George Carey

No art that is not in the end understood by the People
can live or ever did live a single generation.
- Frank Norris

Miles Davis was a master.
In every phase of his career, he understood that this
music was a tribute to the African muse.
- Cassandra Wilson

Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious
truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates.
Something must also be done to elect them.
- John George Nicolay

No data on air propellers was available,
but we had always understood that it was not a difficult
matter to secure an efficiency of 50% with marine propellers.
- Orville Wright

There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude,
and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Writing is a passion I have never understood,
yet a storyteller is all I have ever wanted to be.
- Ruth Park

Alliances and international organizations should be
understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence,
not as constraints on our power.
- Chuck Hagel

Literature is without proofs.
By which it must be understood that it cannot prove,
not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it.
- Roland Barthes

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the
wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
- Zig Ziglar

If someone says that he can think or talk about quantum
physics without becoming dizzy,
that shows only that he has not understood anything whatever about it.
- Murray Gell-Mann

In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection
in evolution are coming to be better understood through
the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains.
- Edward Lawrie Tatum

But when I direct I become possessed,
a possession I've never quite understood.
- Ted Kotcheff

Write in such a way as that you can be readily understood
by both the young and the old,
by men as well as women, even by children.
- Ho Chi Minh

Don't appear so scholarly, pray.
Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood.
- Moliere

With Geoffrey, it was the first time we did music together,
we understood that everything could be well,
and without any problem.
And we didn't need to rehearse too much.
- Victoria de los Angeles

Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten,
mocked or used.
As for being understood - never.
- Albert Camus


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