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Burl Ives Quotes and Sayings

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I went to my room and packed a change of clothes,
got my banjo, and started walking down the road.
Soon I found myself on the open highway headed east.
- Burl Ives

How I longed to see these things; how I longed to see
the Liberty Bell and walk on the streets where Thomas Jefferson,
Tom Paine and Benjamin Franklin had walked.
- Burl Ives

The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt
as if I had shed dullness from myself.
Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center.
The birds were singing.
It was spring.
- Burl Ives

I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was
being paid to be a teacher of teachers.
I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang,
and broken glass crashed to the floor.
There was uproar behind me in the class,
which did not interest me at all.
- Burl Ives

 

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

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I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

They all went down in droves because just scenes of
palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring.
- James MacArthur

You can never rely on musicians.
I quit high school at one point to make a go of it
with this band and we kept breaking up.
So I went back to school.
- David James Elliott

Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it.
I just never knew where it went.
- Edith Piaf

I have a bit of a traveling addiction,
and, ah, yeah.
I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
- Fisher Stevens

I went to work and did a lot of homework about what was wrong with me.
- Margot Kidder

Following my junior year in high school,
I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber,
a young language teacher from Roosevelt.
- Peter Agre

So I went for engineering, specifically product design,
which I enjoyed.
- Debi Thomas

Most people who went about saying a ghost had poked
them with a brolly would be locked up somewhere.
- Pamela Stephenson

I went on a long trip through South America with Prince
Charles where I was the only journalist there -
a couple of photographers but no other writers.
- Anthony Holden

No, but Liza took went and took away from me,
possibly my livelihood.
- David Gest

I remember a tour where we played 50 cities in 56 days.
We also went to Europe a couple of times.
- Jack Irons

Generally speaking, I went through that.
I came to a place where I realised what true value was.
It wasn't money.
Money is a means to achieving an end,
but it's not the end.
- Robert Redford

I went on tour in the play H.M.S.
Pinafore.
- Dominic Chianese

I never went to college when I was young and am looking
forward to giving it a try...
at age 65!
- Martin Sheen

They said I couldn't play anything but an English boy.
I knew I could.
So I went to New York.
- Roddy McDowall

He was very concerned about his children potentially
being kidnapped or attached,
and that's why they were covered up.
When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers.
- Martin Bashir

I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal.
I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins.
He is superb in the film.
- David Ginola

The first book that they gave me was Jeannie,
a young teenager.
I went on with her maybe ten books.
- Dan DeCarlo

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land
of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands.
As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

A girl phoned me the other day and said...
'Come on over, there's nobody home.' I went over.
Nobody was home.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I'm hyperactive, and I went in the studio and I would
just start making records,
for no reason.
- Puff Daddy

I'm not in the advertising business,
but I think it would be very nice if people went to see the film Hamlet,
because it was made with love and integrity.
- Julie Christie

When I went back to New York with somewhat of a name,
they didn't want movie actresses.
- Gloria Stuart

I don't go out that much anymore, unfortunately.
I used to enjoy it, but I'm just so busy.
Like last night, everybody else went out,
and I just went straight home and went to bed.
- Lee Ann Womack

I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character
and the humans didn't either.
They forgot to make the movie that went along with
all these wonderful effects.
- George A. Romero

Yeah, I went to ACT for a while.
It was great.
- Gedde Watanabe

My fiancee and I recently eloped.
We went on a fabulous honeymoon to Europe,
and I was able to see and do everything I wanted without
worrying about taking it easy.
- Lee Majors

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

Making sure that when my child went to school people
were enlightened enough not to torture them,
you know?
- Jennifer Beals

After a while I started to think of that as an image
of something that went a lot deeper than the dead dog,
which is you can't bring back anything to life.
- Alan Alda

We were so shocked by how fast that war went that President
Bush did not have a plan,
a peace plan.
- Geraldine Ferraro

I have a lot of memories of Falls Church.
I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School.
- Jim Fowler

Every time I went out there I performed the best that
I could and it was time to step back and clear my mind.
- Jimmy Connors

Of all the artists on Death Row, none of them went bankrupt.
- Suge Knight

He obliged Cinderella to sit down, and,
putting the slipper to her little foot,
he found it went on very easily, and fitted her as
if it had been made of wax.
- Charles Perrault

Look at someone like Edward Norton.
A truly phenomenal actor.
He's definitely went to school and trained.
- Jason Statham

Us investigators who went out into the field were faced
on occasion with a lot of anger,
by people saying why has it taken you five or six year to come and see me?
- Tony Greig

And I can relate to that, because I went to an all white school,
so I knew what that was like.
And it was hard at the time, but anything that's difficult you learn from,
don't you?
- Rachel True

I went straight in.
Fade in, one...
whatever.
He's playing the piano in the radio station.
- Ronald Harwood

I ate a bug once.
It was flying around me.
I was trying to get it away.
It went right in my mouth.
It was so gross!
- Hilary Duff

I went into photography because it seemed like the
perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today's existence.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I think it was the right time for me to retire because
nowadays tennis is too incredibly fast and you can
say that my style tennis went out of fashion.
- Jana Novotna

It was in the year 1820, when I was nearly nine years old,
that I first went to a regular school.
- John Bright

History is full of people who went to prison or were
burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas.
Society has always defended itself.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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