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Charlotte Curtis Quotes and Sayings

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The nearest we have to a Henry James or an Edith Wharton
of the East Coast's Wasp upper classes.
- Charlotte Curtis

His venture sounds like a banana peel awaiting its victim.
- Charlotte Curtis

We come nearest to the great
when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
- Alexander John Ellis

I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately.
Ring the nearest golf course.
- Groucho Marx

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A good friend is my nearest relation.
- Thomas Fuller

This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions
for ourselves and our nearest friends,
is insatiable, perpetual, universal,
and directly destructive of society.
- David Hume

In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
- William McKinley

If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and
told the nearest land was a thousand miles away,
I'd still swim.
And I'd despise the one who gave up.
- Abraham Maslow

The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would
have more power over me than any other whatsoever,
for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.
- George Byron

Well, I was born in El Paso, Texas, it was in the nearest
hospital to the family farm.
- Sam Donaldson

Do the duty which lies nearest to you,
the second duty will then become clearer.
- Thomas Carlyle

Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch.
It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.
- William Faulkner

At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death
should always be seated closest to the bathroom.
- George Carlin

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light,
so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
- Meister Eckhart

It seems to be that southern Europeans are just more intimate socially,
whereas I like a lot of personal space -
like,
a mile from the nearest person is fine for me.
- Peter Steele

It was the nearest to a casualty on the Spray in her whole course,
so far as I know.
The young man having come on board with compliments
made the mishap most embarrassing.
- Joshua Slocum

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise.
For now I am content to explore my own home and our
nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer

Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every
Saturday morning to the nearest airport,
ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars,
and clean up the hangars.
- Alan Shepard

Taking a child to the toy store is the nearest thing
to a death wish parents can have.
- Fred G. Gosman

If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the
common mind is the nearest criterion of truth.
- George Bancroft

The nearest figure to myself would be Shakespeare.
- Michael Tippett

The house a woman creates is a Utopia.
She can't help it - can't help trying to interest her
nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it.
- Marguerite Duras

The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.
- James F. Byrnes

If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get
into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean
store and overturn the racks of blue denim.
- Ian Anderson

But what do we know of the heart nearest to our own?
What do we know of our own heart?
- Amelia Barr

An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head,
may remind us that those points of earth are whitest
which are nearest to heaven.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for
three and a half months and you're four and a half
hours by boat from the nearest store,
and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island,
I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on.
- Christopher Atkins

We can never know for certain where our prayers are likely to go,
nor from whom the answers will come.
Just when we think we are at our nearest to God,
we could be assisting the Devil.
- Norman Mailer

After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome,
voyage, we came at last into port.
Immediately on landing I got together my few effects;
and,
squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest
and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small
things rather than to the large things;
to the every day things nearest to us rather than to
the things that are remote and uncommon.
- Booker T. Washington

The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy
when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having
little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution.
- Byron White

To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful,
surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare
I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations?
the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes,
fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
- Frances Burney

No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size.
Government programs, once launched, never disappear.
Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing
to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!
- Ronald Reagan

The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to
a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt
in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors,
Inc.
- C. Wright Mills

Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption,
call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest
open grave if I had no newspaper to work for,
no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits,
no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring.
- Bob Considine

I don't think radio is selling records like they used to.
They'd hawk the song and hawk the artist and you'd get so excited,
you'd stop your car and go into the nearest record store.
- Herb Alpert

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sun WILL come up tomorrow.
- Anonymous

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

Choose your life's mate carefully.
From this one decision will come
90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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