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David Frost Quotes and Sayings

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Don't aim for success if you want it;
just do what you love and believe in,
and it will come naturally.
- David Frost

Related topics: Success

Love is staying up all night with a sick child -
or a healthy adult.
- David Frost

Diplomacy, n. is the art of letting somebody else have your way.
- David Frost

Vote Labor and you build castles in the air.
Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
- David Frost

 

Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained
in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
- David Frost

Having one child makes you a parent;
having two you are a referee.
- David Frost

Love is when each person is more concerned for the
other than for one's self.
- David Frost

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Television enables you to be entertained in your home
by people you wouldn't have in your home.
- David Frost

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals,
that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Always aim at complete harmony
of thought and word and deed.
Always aim at purifying your thoughts
and everything will be well.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something,
but to be something.
- Muhammed Iqbal

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.
- Aristotle

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.
Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C. S. Lewis

The grand aim of all science is to cover
the greatest number of empirical facts
by logical deduction from
the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
- Albert Einstein

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The theoretical understanding of the world,
which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of
great practical importance to animals,
or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
- Bertrand Russell

I didn't aim at anything except good music.
- Waylon Jennings

It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve
our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
- Alvin Ailey

My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription
possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
- Edward Hopper

The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense
in not appreciating things;
and there is no sense in having more of them if you
have less appreciation of them.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Perfection is a trifle dull.
It is not the least of life's ironies that this,
which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I still believe that if your aim is to change the world,
journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
- Tom Stoppard

On the other hand, always aim to be the best in what you do and give 100%.
- Benjamin Cohen

The aim of law is the maximum gratification of the nervous system of man.
- Learned Hand

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
- Eileen Caddy

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction,
and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
- Jane Austen

The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the
most relative means of artistic expression,
that we never really perceive what color is physically.
- Josef Albers

The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely,
thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people
who debate in narrow confines.
- Charles de Gaulle

Moreover, war has become a thing potentially so terrible
and destructive that it should have been the common
aim of statesmen to put an end to it forever.
- Arthur Henderson

Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize
when to pull the trigger.
- David Letterman

The secondary attack was made against The Hague.
Its aim was to get a hold upon the Dutch capital,
and in particular to capture the Government offices
and the Service headquarters.
- Kurt Student

To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves
is one and the same thing.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.
- Douglas William Jerrold

I never expected that.
I didn't aim for that.
All I wanted was to get some nice pictures of trains at night.
- O. Winston Link

I aim to tell the truth about any subject,
not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
- Anita Desai

Not failure, but low aim is sin.
- Benjamin E. Mays

To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success.
- Anna Pavlova

Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile.
Never take the lead - but aim to do something big.
- Deng Xiaoping

Aim for the sky and you'll reach the ceiling.
Aim for the ceiling and you'll stay on the floor.
- Bill Shankly

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age.
It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies
to reduce this period to a minimum.
- Thomas Szasz

My life has no purpose, no direction,
no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy.
I can't figure it out.
What am I doing right?
- Charles M. Schulz

Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth,
wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit
and attainment is always security and order.
- Johan Huizinga

Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical
or it will cease to be culture.
- Johan Huizinga

It is a governing principle of nature,
that the agency which can produce most good,
when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil.
- James F. Cooper

Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom,
not the reflected glamour of fame.
- Abbott L. Lowell

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many;
three are hardly possible.
Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life,
a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Brooks Adams

It is my aim, and every effort bent,
that the sum and history of my life,
which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too,
shall be them both: He made the books and he died.
- William Faulkner

Usefulness!
It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not
one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights,
yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
- Ellen Terry

The aim of every authentic artist is not to conform to the history of art,
but to release himself from it in order to replace it with his own history.
- Harold Rosenberg

Aim for brevity while avoiding jargon.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at,
with originality, which they should never bother about.
- W. H. Auden

To aim and hit, you need one eye only,
and one good finger.
- Moshe Dayan

The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts,
is to become acquainted with Truth.
- Eliza Farnham

A goal is not always meant to be reached,
it often serves simply as something to aim at.
- Bruce Lee

Providence has nothing good or high in store for one
who does not resolutely aim at something high or good.
A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
- Thornton Wilder

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life,
no matter what may be one's aim.
- John D. Rockefeller

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion,
which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed
so that a hundred years later,
when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
- William Faulkner

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what
I feel in the best and simplest way.
- Ernest Hemingway

From a personal point of view I want some medals because
that is what you aim for when you start out playing.
- Jamie Redknapp

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim,
have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high,
one which sometimes seemed impossible.
- Orison Swett Marden


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