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Charles Erwin Wilson Quotes and Sayings

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It is futile to talk too much about the past...
like trying to make birth control retroactive.
- Charles Erwin Wilson

A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability
than they think they have so that they consistently
do better work than they thought they could.
- Charles Erwin Wilson

The price of progress is trouble, and I must be making a lot of progress.
- Charles Erwin Wilson

For years I thought what was good for our country was
good for General Motors and vice versa.
The difference did not exist.
Our company is too big.
It goes with the welfare of the country.
- Charles Erwin Wilson

 

If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home,
how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve
worldly conflicts with force?
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you
are not seems to me a futile waste of time.
- Hartley William Shawcross

Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism
is driving us from one noisy,
destructive, futile agitation to another.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

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When people conclude that all is futile,
then the absurd becomes the norm.
- Stanley Crouch

Of all fatiguing, futile, empty trades,
the worst, I suppose, is writing about writing.
- Hilaire Belloc

Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail...
engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap.
- Richard J. Codey

I started studying what the nature of a monument is
and what a monument should be.
And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile,
almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere.
- Maya Lin

Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile.
This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.
- Tony Blair

It is futile for an artist to try to create an environment
because you have an environment around you all the time.
Any living organism has an environment.
- Carl Andre

Death, only, renders hope futile.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which
they are fought and therefore...
prove ultimately futile.
- Pope John Paul II

All I will say is that there are particular features
of the American constitutional system that renders a third party futile -
at best.
- Todd Gitlin

It is futile to judge a kind deed by its motives.
Kindness can become its own motive.
We are made kind by being kind.
- Eric Hoffer

The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish,
when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are
always and invariably futile.
- Alan Watts

It is good to be tired and wearied by the futile search after the true good,
that we may stretch out our arms to the Redeemer.
- Blaise Pascal

Television is a golden goose that lays scrambled eggs;
and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar.
Anyway, more people like scrambled eggs than caviar.
- Lee Loevinger

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
- Abu Bakr

I like to watch mankind in its futile attempt to understand the unknown,
when they don't even understand that which they know.
- Terrence Howard

Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth,
in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream.
- Rosalia de Castro

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful,
to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle
to attempt what is difficult,
is to strip talent of its dignity.
- Jose Marti

Trying to be Supermom is as futile as trying to be Perfect Mom.
Not going to happen.
- Arianna Huffington

Until the control of the issue of currency and credit
is restored to government and recognized as its most
conspicuous and sacred responsibility,
all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

It didn't matter what we did or where we did it as
long as we were together.
We knew we'd found what most people either pursue in
years of futile search or dismiss as a fantasy at the outset:
the missing half of ourselves.
The real thing.
- John Perry Barlow

The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that
it's pointless and futile and ugly,
and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it.
There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic.
- Anthony Minghella

It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes,
skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to
suppress their specifically female characteristics
and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there
are no differences between the sexes.
- Arianna Huffington

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling
a rock to the top of a mountain,
whence the stone would fall back of its own weight.
They had thought with some reason that there is no
more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
- Albert Camus

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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