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Dexter S. King Quotes and Sayings

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I'm in a position to look back at my life,
and I realized there were a number of experiences that needed to be documented.
- Dexter S. King

The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers,
tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate.
- Dexter S. King

Writing this book was very therapeutic because it helped
me face my relationship with my dad.
- Dexter S. King

What everybody misses here is that we are doing the
same thing my father did.
He licensed and litigated and protected his property,
and we have to follow the same tradition,
because the way the law reads, if you don't protect it,
you lose it.
- Dexter S. King

 

We could in fact transport a person,
say a kid who didn't know what it was like to be in a civil rights march.
We could actually take you into that experience,
so that you could better appreciate what happened and why it happened.
- Dexter S. King

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
- George A. Smith

I am the baby in the family, and I always will be.
I am actually very happy to have that position.
But I still get teased.
I don't mind that.
- Janet Jackson

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I see myself as a person who wants to serve the constituents
within my district and find a way to move those who
are not in our position philosophically to our position.
- Tim Scott

Each individual member of a co-operative society works
with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys.
Each has an interest in the other.
- Leland Stanford

Wynton told us that Miles sold out, just wanted to make more money,
just wanted to sell more records.
I don't believe that Miles sold out but I'm not in a position to say.
- Ken Burns

Google is in an amazing position to be the target of
tons of lawsuits that will set precedent for many important
things for us on the Internet.
- Joichi Ito

I have amazing people around me.
I couldn't be in a better place.
I'm grateful for my life and where I'm at.
I never thought I could be in the position that I'm in.
- Ashlee Simpson

If you've experienced having control,
you don't want to be moved to a subordinate position,
if you have your druthers.
- Julius Erving

The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb,
but rather the empty grave clothes -
undisturbed in form and position.
- Josh McDowell

Hemingway seems to be in a funny position.
People nowadays can't identify with him closely as
a member of their own generation,
and he isn't yet historical.
- Leslie Fiedler

We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but
we never doubt that the U.S.
has a unique position in the history of human hopes.
- Ferdinand Mount

We are insisting and we will continue to insist that
this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain,
come fire.
That is our position.
- Peter Akinola

For the victor peace means the preservation of the
position of power which he has secured.
For the vanquished it means resigning himself to the position left to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

Your position never gives you the right to command.
It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life
that others can receive your orders without being humiliated.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that
when your position falls,
your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell

Journalism without a moral position is impossible.
Every journalist is a moralist.
It's absolutely unavoidable.
- Marguerite Duras

I have learned that success is to be measured not so
much by the position that one has reached in life as
by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington

I fell in love with Neil's pain.
We were in this cocoon of intensity.
Neil and I were uniquely in the same position at the same time,
having overwhelming success facing us.
- Carrie Snodgress

If you've ever been in a position in your life where
you just can't take any more,
you just have to get through the next second,
and the next second after that.
- Michael Novak

I do not believe that the government is in any position
to say exactly how every single business and every
single activity shall reach those performances.
- Dixie Lee Ray

What to do when inspiration doesn't come;
be careful not to spook,
get the wind up, force things into position.
You must wait around until the idea comes.
- John Huston

The conservative movement was told to curl up in a
fetal position and just stay there for the next eight years,
thank you very much.
Well, how things have changed.
- Christine O'Donnell

The few bright meteors in man's intellectual horizon
could well be matched by women,
were she allowed to occupy the same elevated position.
- Ernestine Rose

If you're fortunate enough, you get to a position where
you can be a little pickier about your roles.
- Rachel True

When you are in a good position you are sure to drive
well and to be very concentrated in each corner.
- Jean Alesi

Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race,
now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of
leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts.
- Dianne Feinstein

And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy,
you really cannot put yourself in a position to open
yourself up to the media.
- Monica Lewinsky

Because a truly skeptical position would be a very uncertain one.
- Rupert Sheldrake

One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was
that I got to call the plays.
The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn't in control anymore.
- Len Dawson

Luckily, I'm in the position now of being able to play
purely because I have the desire to do so.
- Chico Hamilton

Working on the Samurai sword is very different because
your body position has to be very still.
It's a much quieter was of fighting.
- Lucy Liu

You cannot of yourself move your arm or alter your position,
situation, posture, do to other men good or evil,
or effect the least change in the world.
- Nicolas Malebranche

There is no off position on the genius switch.
- David Letterman

Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
- Christopher Marlowe

One could say that in case of need, every normal and
healthy woman is able to hold a position.
And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.
- Edith Stein

I believe that no man who holds a leader's position
should ever accept favors from either side.
He is then committed to show favors.
A leader must stand alone.
- Mother Jones

People who are in a fortunate position always attribute
virtue to what makes them so happy.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

We would be in a nasty position indeed if empirical
science were the only kind of science possible.
- Edmund Husserl

In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and
its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
- Stephen Gardiner

Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.
- Anthony Trollope

You'd rather have a surplus versus a shortage in your position.
- Kenneth Lay

I just have a position that any child that's in a failing
school should be able to get out,
or be in a position to have that school fixed.
- John Engler

You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is
unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy.
Because the poor person has hope.
He thinks money would help.
- Jean Kerr

We have substantially improved our position in Japan
which now represents a major part of our business.
- David Milne

This is my 25th year of being on stage.
A lot of people who I kind of toed up to the starting
line with are no longer in this position.
I feel very, very lucky.
- Henry Rollins

It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.
- Ted Rall

Prostration is our natural position.
A worm-like movement from a spot of sunlight to a spot of shade,
and back, is the type of movement that is natural to men.
- Wyndham Lewis

In spite of certain distressing but isolated occurrences in the last battle,
I certainly hoped that the Army would be in a position to continue to hold out.
- Paul von Hindenburg

It's never over.
You don't want to be in the position to be down four
runs in the ninth inning,
but it's not over until the last out.
- Derek Jeter

Kids look up to me, and it's really incredible to be in that position.
- Corbin Bleu

I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe.
I'm in a position to see nature from another point of view,
to be outside the earth and see the big picture.
- Story Musgrave

Nevertheless, China was unfortunately unable to understand Japan's real position,
and it is greatly to be regretted that the Sino-Japanese
War became one of long duration.
- Hideki Tojo

It is not the position, but the disposition.
- Susan Sontag

It seems, though, that historically we have now reached
a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood
always and only as presumptive victims.
- Judith Butler

The abuse of detainees in U.S.
custody has severely undermined our Nation's position in the world.
- Diane Watson

Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic
and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.
- James Carville

More importantly, I also understand my age and am in
a better position to appreciate it.
- Rajendra Prasad

I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist.
I'm a student of the martial arts.
- Lou Reed

Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate.
At least the IRS thinks so.
- Billy Joel


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