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Carol Shields Quotes and Sayings

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I'm concerned about the unknowability of other people.
- Carol Shields

Words are our life.
We are human because we use language.
So I think we are less human when we use less language.
- Carol Shields

There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.
- Carol Shields

I don't think I would have been a writer if I hadn't been a mother.
I wanted to construct something that contained some
of these feelings that I had,
some of these discoveries or revelations.
- Carol Shields

 

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

Politics, it seems to me, for years,
or all too long,
has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

Truth is always in harmony with herself,
and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice
that may consist with wrong-doing.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

I do not want to foresee the future.
I am concerned with taking care of the present.
God has given me no control over the moment following.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

The garden, by design, is concerned with both the interior
and the land beyond the garden.
- Stephen Gardiner

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is
a jay and which is a sparrow,
he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
- Eric Berne

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

I'm always a little cautious, there's a few amendments
that are out there that I think could do some damage,
so I've been more concerned about over regulating,
going too far.
- Don Nickles

No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely
what should constitute the body of knowledge with which
true education is concerned.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was
invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
- Calvin Trillin

I don't think we will ever go the way of Zimbabwe,
but people are concerned.
- Helen Suzman

And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned,
it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely
honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.
- Nobuo Uematsu

One thing about me, as far as my career is concerned,
is that I'm very confident.
I know I'm good.
- Persis Khambatta

But so far as countries are concerned,
I don't go to a place to see what's there,
but who is there.
- David McCallum

What I am really concerned about is what art is supposed to be -
and can become.
- Bruce Nauman

He was very much concerned with logic and function,
he always worked his solos out before playing them.
- Jamie Muir

A lot of artists are much more concerned about how
their work is used and how it's disseminated.
That, to artists, is as important as the money,
for some people.
- Hilary Rosen

No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate
from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party.
So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
- Aneurin Bevan

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned
with animals suffering? Because government is not.
Why not? Animals don't vote.
- Paul Harvey

I'm concerned with trend.
I don't know where jazz fans will come from 20 years from now.
- Norman Granz

I have been writing since I was about 20,
and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody.
I was very concerned about making a living,
so I conducted.
- David Friedman

With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone.
- Julie Harris

As far as I am concerned the paint is the person.
I want it to work for me just as flesh does.
- Lucian Freud

Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities.
We know that they serve as our first lines of communication
when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.
- Lois Capps

Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters
within a reasonable time,
as it is in returning a bow, immediately.
- Philip Stanhope

Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color,
but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.
- Jerry Seinfeld

Much of my work in this period was concerned with exploring
the logic of economic models,
but also with attempting to reconcile the models with every day observation.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

Working on the themes I was interested in,
through the context of a particular family,
was a very economical way of dealing with a lot of
the issues I was concerned with.
- Atom Egoyan

The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me.
From now on, American Christianity must follow me.
- Sun Myung Moon

Anyway the war is over so far as they are concerned.
But to wait for dysentery is not much of a life either.
- Erich Maria Remarque

I don't care what the religion is called;
as far as I'm concerned,
one God, the God I adhere to, is in charge of all of them.
- Charley Pride

We are not concerned with the very poor.
They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by
the statistician or the poet.
- E. M. Forster

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business,
its activities, or its moralities are concerned.
They are not units but fractions.
- Charles Dickens

The act of writing is a kind of catharsis,
a liberation, but I never really concerned myself with that.
I write because it interests me.
- Nathalie Sarraute

There weren't any white people in this country who
didn't know who Gladys Knight was.
Or the Pips were, as far as that's concerned.
- Peabo Bryson

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood;
a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
- George Bernard Shaw

After all, the chief business of the American people is business.
They are profoundly concerned with producing,
buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
- Calvin Coolidge

When I was 15, I did not know nothing about what concerned the world of music.
- Maurice Jarre

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness,
an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be
increasing rather than decreasing.
- Nick Clooney

We should all be concerned about the future because
we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.
- Charles Kettering

We aren't as concerned about the live aspect as other labels.
The best live bands are the easiest to record.
- Greg Ginn

Jealous, adj.
Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which
can be lost only if not worth keeping.
- Ambrose Bierce

Many of them are doing it because they are concerned about smart growth.
- Lee Scott

It's my view that any conservative who loves his country
has to be extremely concerned.
- Vincent Bugliosi

But as far as my work is concerned, I see no impediment,
and various advantages, to being deaf.
- Stephanie Beacham

People who were more concerned with themselves and
looking good to their readers then they were with the
characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story.
- Len Wein

I am now concerned with women's issues in a different way:
women from Afghanistan,
from Cambodia.
- Emma Bonino

What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned!
How sure to be mistaken!
- Jane Austen

I think we have grave problems.
I am very much concerned about environmental questions,
even though in Finnish society, we are not facing the most urgent problems.
- Harri Holkeri

As far as I'm concerned, the entire reason for becoming
a writer is not having to get up in the morning.
- Neil Gaiman

The Photograph is concerned with the power that the
past has to interfere with the present:
the time bomb in the cupboard.
- Penelope Lively

The demands are related to their questing of the best
possible out of the people concerned.
It's this going for the highest possible factor that
I'm very concerned about.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues.
This book is about the border reality and the struggles
of the undocumented worker.
- Ana Castillo

As far as I'm concerned, I didn't dream -
ever.
- Theodore Sturgeon

As far as control and stuff is concerned,
I never had any more in my life than for that All-Star game in 1934.
- Carl Hubbell

But as far as I'm concerned, I can still play defense.
- Rafael Palmeiro

Film, as far as I'm concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor,
so I never think of a movie that gets released as being
all done-it's just when they took it away from you.
- John Dykstra

When you're not concerned with succeeding,
you can work with complete freedom.
- Larry David

Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even,
know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting,
women and money.
- Alexis Arguello


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