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Foster Brooks Quotes and Sayings

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Fellow made me a $10 bet I couldn't quit,
and I haven't had a drink since.
At the time I needed the $10.
- Foster Brooks

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

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

That which is hateful to you,
do not do to your fellow.
That is the whole Torah;
the rest is the explanation.
- Talmud (Jewish Wisdom)

 

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him,
that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men,
and when he devotes himself helpfully
to all life that is in need of help.
- Albert Schweitzer

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I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one another
and I know there are people in the world
that do not love their fellow human beings
and I HATE people like that.
- Tom Lehrer

I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man,
and I hate people like that!
- Tom Lehrer

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket
and rejoices that the system works.
- Bill Vaughan

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

I'm not the smartest fellow in the world,
but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his
way of eating jellybeans.
- Ronald Reagan

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.
- Kin Hubbard

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

It has always been a mystery to me
how men can feel themselves honored
by the humiliation of their fellow beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing,"
it's the money.
- Kin Hubbard

What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes,
he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
- A. A. Milne

All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication.
All the poet has to do is listen.
The poet is not an important fellow.
There will also be another poet.
- Stevie Smith

In addition to serving overseas, the Peace Corps' Crisis
Corps Volunteers have helped their fellow Americans.
- Solomon Ortiz

Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow;
he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree.
- Thomas Dekker

A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride;
he certainly should have considered it an honor to
be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
- Zebulon Pike

My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that
I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can't.
- Joseph Epstein

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
- Texas Guinan

Always try to do something for the other fellow and
you will be agreeably surprised how things come your way -
how many pleasing things are done for you.
- Claude M. Bristol

A story never looks as good as when the other fellow buys it.
- Irving Thalberg

From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College,
Oxford.
- James Meade

An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is
looking for a way to get out.
- George Jean Nathan

You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature.
Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50,
it involves justice.
That's what is important.
- Earl Warren

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.
- Gerald R. Ford

To my fellow nominees, whoever they are -
I'm not that familiar with their work -
I just want to say,
there's always next year - except, you know,
for Ray Romano .
- Tony Shalhoub

If there's a heaven upon the earth, a fellow knows
it when He's been away from home a week,
and then gets back again.
- Will Carleton

Let us show our fellow countrymen and the entire world
what the Germans can do when they work for peace.
- Walter Ulbricht

Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
- Aneurin Bevan

Since we humans have the better brain,
isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from,
oddly enough, ourselves?
- Joy Adamson

My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just
signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever.
The bombing begins in five minutes.
- Ronald Reagan

I had great control, I never missed hitting the other's fellow bat.
- Bill Terry

The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens,
though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
- William Blackstone

We find that other employees are very enthusiastic
about their fellow crew members who have disabilities-or
what they previously thought of as disabilities.
- Carl Karcher

Wild animals never kill for sport.
Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of
his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
- James Anthony Froude

I didn't go to acting school, but I've been observing
my fellow man for 66 years now,
and I would think that's the best school there is.
- Wilford Brimley

When you do say Yes, say it quickly.
But always take a half hour to say No,
so you can understand the other fellow's side.
- Francis Cardinal Spellman

I defy you to agitate any fellow with a full stomach.
- William Cobbett

If I have any appeal at all, it's to the fellow who takes out the garbage.
- Lee Marvin

It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man
well than to be always praying and fasting and touching
one's head to a prayer mat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising.
Because I keep on producing books they say there must
be something wrong with this fellow.
- J. B. Priestley

An optimist is a fellow who believes what's going to be will be postponed.
- Kin Hubbard

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss
of America's 40th President and celebrating the life
of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.
- Jim Ramstad

With the other fellow actors who have gone astray,
I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people.
It's really not true.
- Tina Yothers

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.
- Bryant H. McGill

It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens,
to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.
- Marcus Porcius Cato

We cannot live only for ourselves.
A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
- Herman Melville

Why four great powers should fight over Serbia no fellow can understand.
- John Burns

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer,
a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
- Charlie Chaplin

Follow the fellow who follows a dream.
- E. Y. Harburg

I have so much satisfaction in my life.
I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career.
I'm the most happy fellow that I know.
- Brendan Fraser

I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that
religious duties consist in doing justice,
loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
- Thomas Paine

This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.
- Alfred Hitchcock

As this is the first time I have had the floor,
it may be well for me now to confess,
that I am in the habit of freely imputing errors to my fellow-men.
- Gerrit Smith

No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a
certain moral character in his fellow citizens,
namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
- Aristotle

Elisha Cook was a darling, and full of the devil.
A wired - up little fellow who was always busy,
busy, busy.
- Marie Windsor

The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably
reminds the other fellow of a dull one.
- Sid Caesar


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