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Charles Laughton Quotes and Sayings

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They can't censor the gleam in my eye.
- Charles Laughton

I have a face like the behind of an elephant.
- Charles Laughton

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion.
The several sects perform the office of a Censor -
over each other.
- Thomas Jefferson

 

A lot of times, we censor ourselves before the censor even gets there.
- Spike Lee

In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost.
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

It's incredible that they censor films.
It's sad.
- Dario Argento

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Both the American people and nations that censor the
internet should understand that our government is committed
to helping promote internet freedom.
- Hillary Clinton

A censor is an expert in cutting remarks.
A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
- Laurence J. Peter

I find it very offensive when the government tells
me what I can and cannot watch.
Censor yourself.
- Michael Badnarik

There are Anarchists in other parts of the world who are unable to,
comprehend the position of the Spanish Anarchists.
I do not pretend to censor these Anarchists.
- Frederica Montseny

The Thought Police: To censor and protect.
- Craig Bruce

I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it.
- Kathy Acker

What to do? We yanked the dress up over her lovely
attributes and with the addition of a scarf,
the problem was solved.
Sorry, guys, blame that stuffy censor.
He hated surprises.
- Audrey Meadows

I think what we have in this country is a little more
dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully.
It's sorta internal censorship.
We censor each other.
- Kathy Acker

In Italy the censor is very old and there are many
judges and psychiatrists who analyse you.
- Dario Argento

You can't censor people's dreams.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Pontius Pilate was the first great censor and Jesus
Christ the first great victim of censorship.
- Ben Lindsey

The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
- Earl Warren

The Church doesn't censor.
It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.
- Claudio Hummes

Literature should not be suppressed merely because
it offends the moral code of the censor.
- William O. Douglas

I think the enemy is self-censorship.
In a free society the biggest danger is that you're
afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
- Tim Robbins

A performance art piece is unprecedented.
It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility
of never being done before.
- Jack Bowman

Again, like I said, we're not trying to censor anyone.
If you think drugs are cool, fine.
Make that movie.
We are not going to stop you, or try to stop you,
but we would encourage other people to be a bit more
responsible about their portrayal of drug usage.
- Gerald McRaney

The stated mission at the time was simply to use the
influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate
portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse.
We all admit that we're not trying to censor anybody.
- Gerald McRaney

The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper.
You must not edit until you get it all on paper.
If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness,
you'll do yourself a service.
- Stephen Sondheim

Once you permit those who are convinced of their own
superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress
those who hold contrary opinions,
just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
- Archibald MacLeish

Poets have to be sensitive to their audience,
but it does not mean that they censor themselves.
I realise my audience is diverse.
Some will read with empathy and curiosity while others will take offense.
- John Barton

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets) PHOTO

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

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 opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

As we light a path for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is not our circumstances that create
our discontent or contentment.
It is us.
- Vivian Greene

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung


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