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Bernard Pivot Quotes and Sayings

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They place great stress on the clarity of our language
for expressing nuances and showing subtleties.
- Bernard Pivot

I agreed on condition that we found a completely new
concept that had nothing to do with the latest books.
- Bernard Pivot

All the English speakers, or almost all,
have difficulties with the gender of words.
- Bernard Pivot

You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that
the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated,
more intelligent world, more highly civilised too,
with rules.
- Bernard Pivot

 

It is very difficult to generalise.
Everyone's adventure is original.
- Bernard Pivot

There is a pride in speaking this language.
- Bernard Pivot

French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic.
- Bernard Pivot

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People who do not speak our language very well do complain
of feeling rebuffed by French people,
who can sometimes be impatient, or even intolerant.
- Bernard Pivot

The more English is heard in the world,
the more gratifying it seems to speak French,
and above all to know the culture of our country.
They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture.
- Bernard Pivot

This programme would only really make sense and work
properly if it was also broadcast on France's international television channel TV5.
So I ended up with a double production,
on France 2 and TV5.
- Bernard Pivot

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau PHOTO

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie PHOTO

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

Angry and happy don't mix.
Flush out the angry,
and the happy has a place to put down roots.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.
- Robert H. Schuller

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
- Adam Acone

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable -
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not chance of birth or place has made us friends,
Being oftentimes of different tongues and nations,
But the endeavor for the selfsame ends,
With the same hopes, and fears, and aspirations.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God is Within You!
You yourself are the creator.
If you find that place within you
from which you brought this thing about,
you will be able to live with it and affirm it,
perhaps even enjoy it, as your life.
- Joseph Campbell

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking
place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
- Billie Jean King

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections
are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
- Gore Vidal

A bank is a place that will lend you money
if you can prove that you don't need it.
- Bob Hope

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living.
It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built.
Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith

Show me your hands.
Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet.
Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart.
Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen

Old age is no place for sissies.
- Bette Davis

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

You can't really say what is beautiful about a place,
but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.
- Tadao Ando

Nature is so powerful, so strong.
Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes
a dance with light and the weather.
It takes you to a place within yourself.
- Annie Leibovitz

The price of every thing rises and falls from time
to time and place to place;
and with every such change the purchasing power of
money changes so far as that thing goes.
- Alfred Marshall


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