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Carl Rakosi Quotes and Sayings

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I fell in love with social work, and that was my undoing as a poet.
- Carl Rakosi

At the time, there were very few foreign names in the
press and they were all factory workers.
I thought I'd never get a job at a university with a foreign name.
- Carl Rakosi

Friends are not made, but recognized.
- Carl Rakosi

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

 

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

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I had plenty of pimples as a kid.
One day I fell asleep in the library.
When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.
- Rodney Dangerfield

When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for
him to retire from the world.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from
listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz
in New York on the radio.
- Steve Lacy

I fell through a crack for years.
Historically, I am a nothing because I fit in no category.
I can only be me.
- Howard Hodgkin

The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction.
All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing
at them when their birth rate fell off.
- Benito Mussolini

I guess I fell into cooking.
- Bobby Flay

But I couldn't cut that whole septic tank scene out
because the audience liked it so much.
So I sort of fell right back into getting a cheap laugh,
but I still loved it.
- Jay Roach

The records fell easily at first.
Dozens of seconds peeled away with every running of a course,
and I could hardly wait for the next chance to improve.
- Joe Henderson

I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me.
As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage.
It felt like I was in the air forever,
flying like Superman.
- Aaron Carter

I used to be a hopeless romantic - I fell in love with
everyone I went out with.
- Jeremy London

I just fell into the Dylanesque idea of recording.
He is real fast.
- Bob Seger

I was taken by the romanticism of being thought of
as an adult and living in a world that was completely new to me.
I fell in love with acting then.
- Mariel Hemingway

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
- H. G. Wells

One day a whole damn song fell into place in my head.
- Billie Holiday

I kind of just lucked into and fell into the other profession.
It was really just an outgrowth of the fact that when I was in art school,
I had no money whatsoever.
- Martin Mull

I got married because I fell in love with this woman.
I had a baby with her because we wanted to have children.
But that's not because of some philosophical ideal at all,
no.
- Ewan McGregor

I'd come out to Los Angeles for a vacation to see a
friend and just fell in love with it.
- Claire Forlani

When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things -
mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
- Harold Evans

But when I first fell in love with the piano,
I knew it was me.
I was dying to play.
- Alicia Keys

'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell;
the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

The unrecorded past is none other than our old friend,
the tree in the primeval forest which fell without being heard.
- Barbara Tuchman

I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character
fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like,
'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
- Franka Potente

OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married.
Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is
there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love?
- Mimi Rogers

There was a time when the music fell silent.
Both within me and around me.
- Agnetha Faltskog

By knowing your character so well you can't go wrong.
All of us kind of fell into that.
- Camilla Belle

Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver.
The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
- Buffalo Bill

The curse of Adam and Eve that fell upon the earth
because of their sin will be lifted when Christ returns.
- Tim LaHaye

The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with,
like Glass Houses, is a real rock record.
- Gavin DeGraw

I decided to study special education and fell in love
with working with individuals with autism.
That's what I planned to do with my life.
- Clay Aiken

I became a Communist because I fell in love with a
man who was a Red and entered the Army to take care of the Fascists,
and I knew it would please him if I became one.
- Karen Morley

I had the drink after I fell out of bed.
It hurt.
- Liza Minnelli

But the funny thing is, I broke my finger not on set doing kung fu.
I broke my finger when I fell down the stairs prior to going on set.
- Jaime King

I fell into lyric writing because of music.
I backed into it.
- Stephen Sondheim

Yeah, Dundee was great.
It was a great film.
I fell in love with my Mexican wife on Dundee.
- Sam Peckinpah

I was in Europe and it was at this stage that I fell
in love with Americans in uniform.
And I continue to have that love affair.
- Madeleine Albright

I actually washed my window once, and it fell through -
it was being held together by the dirt.
- Edie Falco

There was never a point in my life where I gave up.
My marriage, as you know, fell apart.
- Deidre Hall

I did put on weight for the last half of the film,
but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness
on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way.
- Ryan Gosling

For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked.
You don't try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready,
but things fell into place.
- Bobby Bonilla

Everything was going my way.
I was happily marching into the history books.
Then it all just fell apart.
- George Michael

Not so cold, some snow fell.
I went inside the log cabin and said goodbye to Mother,
she was so alike grandmother, just younger.
- Anders Zorn

Then I grew up and fell in love, I asked my sweetheart,
'what lies ahead?
- Jay Livingston

Pride is still aiming at the best houses:
Men would be angels,
angels would be gods.
Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell;
aspiring to be angels men rebel.
- Alexander Pope

I wanted to play drums because I fell in love with
the glitter and the lights,
but it wasn't about adulation.
It was being up there playing.
- Charlie Watts

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

I didn't really choose to write; I more or less fell into it.
- Anne Tyler

If I fell down and hurt myself, I never cried.
There was no one to hear me.
- Louise Fletcher

Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired,
but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love,
and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film.
- David Carradine

I mean it's easier to be in a demonstration if it's
a trip that's one of the reasons why the whole thing fell apart in 1971,
because it wasn't a trip any longer.
- Lester Bangs

I do not believe that I fell in love with a woman because I was abused.
- Anne Heche

As I absorbed life here and understood it better,
I just completely fell in love with England.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.
- Leigh Steinberg

I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out.
- Carl Sandburg

The pious ones of Plymouth who, reaching the Rock,
first fell upon their own knees and then upon the aborigines.
- William M. Evarts

The second time I was there I met Marcel Duchamp,
and we immediately fell for each other.
Which doesn't mean a thing because I think anybody
who met Marcel fell for him.
- Beatrice Wood

He fell in love with himself at first sight,
and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful.
Self-love seems so often unrequited.
- Anthony Powell

But I don't have a very good track record with royalty.
My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust,
so I'm just living up to my reputation.
- Kate Bush

My dad gave me my first bike at 16.
I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks.
I haven't fallen since.
- Hugh Laurie

At that time a lot of young men didn't want to go to the war and kill.
This guy that I fell in love with was one of those
so he escaped to Canada and I followed him.
- Ann Wilson

The first professional play I ever saw was The Importance Of Being Earnest,
and I just fell in love.
- Kim Cattrall

America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest,
saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.
- Paula Abdul

In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud:
Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody,
but unbowed.
- William Ernest Henley

This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap.
- Charles S. Dutton

I changed my mind because of a scene between Howard Cunningham and Richie.
The father-son situation was written so movingly,
I fell in love with the project.
- Tom Bosley


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