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Carlo Collodi Quotes and Sayings

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Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father
and of being in time to save him,
swam all night long.
- Carlo Collodi

A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer,
empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger,
until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.
- Carlo Collodi

How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter,
found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
- Carlo Collodi

When poverty shows itself, even mischievous boys understand what it means.
- Carlo Collodi

 

A thousand woodpeckers flew in through the window and
settled themselves on Pinocchio's nose.
- Carlo Collodi

How ridiculous I was as a Marionette!
And how happy I am, now that I have become a real boy!
- Carlo Collodi

At such a loving invitation, Pinocchio,
with one leap from the back of the orchestra,
found himself in the front rows.
With another leap, he was on the orchestra leader's head.
With a third, he landed on the stage.
- Carlo Collodi

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Once upon a time there was a piece of wood.
It was not an expensive piece of wood.
Far from it.
Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick,
solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make
cold rooms cozy and warm.
- Carlo Collodi

Fancy the happiness of Pinocchio on finding himself free!
Without saying yes or no, he fled from the city and
set out on the road that was to take him back to the
house of the lovely Fairy.
- Carlo Collodi

But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance.
And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred
by our failures in reconstruction.
- Wayne White

A good horse should be seldom spurred.
- Thomas Fuller

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi PHOTO

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh) PHOTO

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

Do what nobody else can do for you.
Omit to do anything else.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens
we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
- Andre Gide

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
- Aristotle Onassis

Nobody roots for Goliath.
- Wilt Chamberlain

Where large sums of money are concerned,
it is advisable to trust nobody.
- Agatha Christie

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

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

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

Nobody's a natural.
You work hard to get good and then work to get better.
It's hard to stay on top.
- Paul Coffey

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way.
This happens to us all the time with computers,
and nobody thinks of complaining.
- Jef Raskin

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody;
they were my refuge when annoyed -
my dearest pleasure when free.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets,
how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices
unless she hasn't done it.
- Evan Esar

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
- Alice Walker

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman

Nobody ever gets to see what could have been.
- the 2010 movie Charlie St. Cloud

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
- Harold MacMillan

It's not like that anymore really, but back in the day,
nobody would let the Misfits open up for them,
not the Ramones, not the Cramps, nobody.
- Glenn Danzig

She hates me and you hate me, but you all love Harry.
Nobody loves me.
- Arnold Rothstein

High school music teachers...
nobody makes a living off it.
- David Ogden Stiers

Nobody will ever take Maurice's place,
and he'll go on with us and he'll go on our music.
He'll go on with us as the Bee Gees,
and Maurice will always be with us.
- Robin Gibb

That's what George wrote!
He wrote it.
Why change it? There was this European company that
I was speaking about awhile ago -
course,
didn't nobody know what Porgy was.
- Cab Calloway

For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me,
or posted a follow-up.
Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken,
and hadn't posted at all.
- Graham Nelson

I wanna change the game in way where I'm not knocking nobody out of the way,
not claiming to be the best at this or that,
but just doing wonders with the gift I've been given.
- Anthony Hamilton

Fifty years ago people were talking about Sydney's sprawl,
but nobody does anything about it.
- Harry Seidler

Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God,
a very civilized attitude in 1948.
- Simon Raven

People magazine had been around for a short period of time,
but nobody had thought about putting entertainment
news on a nightly basis on television.
- Mary Hart

There's a line in the picture where he snarls,
'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life.
- Marlon Brando

Nobody took me too seriously but I was grown up even as a baby.
- Sharon Stone

Let me tell you something.
Nobody goes to jail unless they want to.
Unless they make themselves get caught.
They don't have things organized.
- Nicholas Pileggi

I'd get into a room and disappear into the woodwork.
Now the rooms are so crowded with reporters getting
behind-the-scenes stories that nobody can get behind-the-scenes stories.
- Theodore White

I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.
- Billie Holiday


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