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Abigail Van Buren Quotes and Sayings

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If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us,
we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren

Related topics: Experience

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
- Abigail Van Buren

 

Never give a golfer an ultimatum unless you're prepared to lose.
- Abigail Van Buren

If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
- Abigail Van Buren

There are two kinds of people in the world.
Those who walk into a room and say, "There you are" and those who say,
"Here I am"
- Abigail Van Buren

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A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
- Abigail Van Buren

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
- Abigail Van Buren

Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you,
you've got to help pay for piping.
And the Piper!
- Abigail Van Buren

It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister.
- Abigail Van Buren

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
- Abigail Van Buren

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground,
put some responsibility on their shoulders.
- Abigail Van Buren

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.
- Rumi

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good
stock and hold it till it goes up,
then sell it.
If it don't go up, don't buy it.
- Will Rogers

Do not trouble yourself much
to get new things, whether clothes or friends...
Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
- Henry David Thoreau

The superior man understands what is right;
the inferior man understands what will sell.
- Confucius

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of
jingles have never had to sell anything.
- David Ogilvy

The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put
Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters
and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue.
- Omar Epps

I can't say I want to earn a particular award or sell
a certain number of records,
because even if I do that, the satisfaction only lasts five minutes.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

What we see is what they're trying to sell us.
It's not true nostalgic as much as it is repeating
old material because it's less expensive than new material.
- Rick Moranis

If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative.
- David Ogilvy

Anyone who'd sell out a whole town wouldn't hesitate to double-cross one man.
- Arnold Rothstein

Lesbian humor isn't trying to sell anything,
it doesn't have to sell out.
Coming out as a lesbian onstage is still a very political act;
if it weren't,
more women would do it.
- Kate Clinton

We do 32 episodes a season and will have shot 267 episodes
by the end of the ninth season...
It's impossible to sell that many episodes in the foreign market.
- Aaron Spelling

Contrary to what many writers imply about the process,
nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry.
- Thomas Perry

I just wrote what I felt like writing since they seemed to sell.
- Jack Vance

We're gonna totally sell out and try to dominate the world.
- Wes Borland

I sell escapism.
- Jimmy Buffett

November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community
Centers all around the country have book fairs where
they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
- Anita Diament

Don't give up.
Don't lose hope.
Don't sell out.
- Christopher Reeve

So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family
parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces
of paper and ink and glue -
you sell him a whole new life.
- Christopher Morley

I think it's ridiculous to try to sell records to teenagers,
because teenagers don't buy my records.
And there ain't that many teenagers out there in the marketplace.
- John Mellencamp

Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil's spawn.
He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote.
He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive.
- Eric Massa

Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition
to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
- Paul Kagame

The first calculators tended to sell for $400 or $500.
Today, you can get a pretty good one for 4 or $5.
- Jack Kilby

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent.
Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
- Thomas A. Edison

But you have to be creative on how you sell yourself and market yourself.
- Talib Kweli

We were ready to launch Barry White,
but the record company wouldn't put it out.
Said it wouldn't sell.
- Barry White

I had in effect a user base eager to buy porn but no one to sell it to them.
- Benjamin Cohen

Minority views expressed in films simply don't sell tickets.
- Karel Reisz

My goal was never to sell many records.
- Chuck Mangione

To buy happiness is to sell soul.
- Douglas Horton

What if Whitney was at her top, and we brought in a
name like Whitney Houston,
it would sell.
- Jenifer Lewis

We want to be able to sell you anything,
anywhere, any time you want it.
- Barry Diller

My dad was a ham, too.
He could sell those women anything.
Of all his sons, I was the only one he could trust
to sell as well as he could.
I was proud of that.
- Paul Lynde

The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft.
Riders saved the day.
I was so pleased when it got to number one,
I went all around the fields crying and crying.
- Jilly Cooper

There are only two real ways to get ahead today -
sell liquor or drink it.
- W. C. Fields

The sex element is the most important in the business.
You must sell sex.
- Bobby Darin

If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the
cartoon and get people in the seats,
that's what they need.
It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.
- Carlos Alazraqui

I've been very lucky.
I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have
the drive to sell myself.
Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who
kept me going from job to job.
- Blythe Danner

I see stardom very clearly as a construct that's been
created in order to sell things.
- Julie Christie

The best way to sell yourself to others is first to
sell the others to yourself.
- Napoleon Hill

German and English firms operate internationally,
while French firms do not.
The only place where they all have work is in China.
Anybody can sell himself in China!
- Helmut Jahn

I was a gang leader.
Although, it was a gang for defensive purposes.
It was not a gang to sell drugs.
- Jack Bowman

Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs.
- Gregory Harrison

We have the fact we sell out every week to 67,500 and
hopefully 75,000 in the future.
We have a lot of assets.
- David Gill

Write because you love the art and the discipline,
not because you're looking to sell something.
- Ann Patchett

We made records to document ourselves,
not to sell a lot of records.
I still feel that way.
I put out a record because I think it's beautiful,
not necessarily commercial.
- Stan Getz

Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth
is not interested in your success;
they are interested in your money.
- Bo Bennett

No one really gets rich doing this.
A couple people do, Black Sabbath does.
We don't sell any records anymore.
- Thurston Moore

I mean, I wasn't stupid.
I knew we'd make money and sell a lot of Dune books.
- Kevin J. Anderson

You sell a screenplay like you sell a car.
If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
- Rita Mae Brown

I produce for a low price and I sell it on my own to 80 countries.
- Uwe Boll

The vocals are what immediately draw people in and sell the song.
- Jerry Harrison

Freshness is important.
If a game is fresh, new, intriguing,
challenging,
and enchanting, it will sell, and sell well.
- Roberta Williams

I mean in recent years, I think you've only got to
sell thirty or forty thousand to get a #1.
- Neil Innes


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