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Bishop John Spong Quotes and Sayings

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I learned early in life that you get places by having the right enemies.
- Bishop John Spong

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

 

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The secret of merging with Spirit
and recognizing the oneness of the whole Universe
cannot be learned in a lifetime, but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

I've learned that you should always
leave loved ones with loving words.
It may be the last time you see them.
- Anonymous

In three words, I can sum up everything
I've learned about life - it goes on.
- Robert Frost

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
- Margaret Mead

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned
something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
- Walt Disney

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

Just when I think I have learned the way to live,
life changes.
- Hugh Prather

We learned the value of research in World War II.
- Amar Bose

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who,
however, has never learned how to walk forward.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of
learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

Leadership cannot really be taught.
It can only be learned.
- Harold S. Geneen

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

We learned that economic growth and environmental protection
can and should go hand in hand.
- Christopher Dodd

One thing you learned as a Cubs fan:
when you bought you ticket,
you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
- Joe Garagiola

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there
was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus

An educated person is one who has learned that information
almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false,
misleading, fictitious, mendacious -
just dead wrong.
- Russell Baker

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

Friendship...
is not something you learn in school.
But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship,
you really haven't learned anything.
- Muhammad Ali

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope,
to love - and to put its trust in life.
- Joseph Conrad

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly
through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions,
not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
- Igor Stravinsky

I had a lot of growing up to do.
A lot of times, I learned the hard way.
- Allen Iverson

I was in the band as a boy and was taught music and learned to compose.
- Norman Wisdom

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes.
The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
- Dale Turner

In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates,
the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

There are a lot of lessons to be learned.
We can all learn lessons.
- David Gill

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism,
and I learned early to get help when I needed it.
I always went to people who knew more than I did.
- Liza Minnelli

Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo.
- Cleo Moore

You learned the two greatest thing in life,
never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.
- Robert De Niro

The only safe ruler is he who has learned to obey willingly.
- Thomas Kempis

I learned very early that our health is always impaired
by some excess either of food or abstinence,
and I never had any physician except myself.
- Giacomo Casanova

I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular,
average students.
They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible.
- Wally George

I have learned that success is to be measured not so
much by the position that one has reached in life as
by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
- Dudley Field Malone

As a kid in British Columbia, going back a long way,
I learned to skate.
- Steve Yzerman

I have learned that the state of Israel cannot be ruled
in our generation without deceit and adventurism.
These are historical facts that cannot be altered.
- Moshe Sharett

I learned long ago to accept the fact that not everything
I create will see the light of day.
- Joseph Barbera

It was the moment I learned acting is not acting out.
After that light went on, I spent the rest of my life
trying to figure out how to make other people realize it.
- William Hurt

Every time I do one I feel like I've never really quite learned anything.
I always find that when I'm making a film,
I find it a little bit like I'm doing it for the first time.
- Adrian Lyne

Like Christ said, love thee one another.
I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and
be appreciative and thankful for what I had.
- James Brown

More can be learned from what works than from what fails.
- Rene Dubos

There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected
questions of a child than the discourses of men.
- John Locke

I guess I've learned that there's really no such thing as a bad label,
there is only a bad contract.
- Peter Steele


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