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Frances Farmer Quotes and Sayings

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I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about
Christ and the Christmas star.
They were beautiful.
They made you warm and happy to think about.
But I didn't believe them.
- Frances Farmer

I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts,
for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
- Frances Farmer

I didn't think then, and I still don't,
that I was actually sick.
- Frances Farmer

I just knew that God wasn't there.
He was a man on a throne in Heaven, so he was easy to forget.
- Frances Farmer

 

The more people pointed at me in scorn the more stubborn
I got and when they began calling me the Bad Girl of West Seattle High,
I tried to live up to it.
- Frances Farmer

If a person is treated like a patient,
they are apt to act like one.
- Frances Farmer

There comes a point when a dream becomes reality and reality becomes a dream.
- Frances Farmer

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I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing.
It seemed a waste of time to have him.
After that he became less and less, until he was...
nothingness.
- Frances Farmer

I think God just died of old age.
And, when I realized that he wasn't any more,
it didn't shock me.
It seemed natural and right!
- Frances Farmer

It puzzled me that other people hadn't found out,
too.
God was gone.
We were younger.
We had reached past him.
Why couldn't they see it? It still puzzles me.
- Frances Farmer

But I was sure of one thing.
If God were a father, with children,
that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn't God.
- Frances Farmer

The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way
our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington.
Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
- Frances Farmer

I couldn't get that same feeling during the day,
with my hands in dirty dish water and the hard sun
showing up the dirtiness on the roof tops.
And after a time, even at night, the feeling of God didn't last.
- Frances Farmer

I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath,
after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles
and finger-nails and teeth.
Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face
to the window with the trees in it,
and talk to God.
- Frances Farmer

That satisfied me until I began to figure that if God
loved all his children equally,
why did he bother about my red hat and let other people
lose their fathers and mothers for always?
- Frances Farmer

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

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

My mother raised me in the church.
I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday;
there was no option.
I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college.
- Steve Harvey

I'm not politically motivated.
I used to be - passionately.
I used to be very Left wing.
Then I went very Right wing, and now I rest somewhere in the middle.
- Guy Ritchie

My friend told me I went over to this guy and he pulled a knife.
- Matt Nagle

I went to a bunch of marches in New York and Washington,
and you know I believe in the cause,
but to march with those people takes a lot of compromise on my end.
- David Cross

I wasn't good with authority, went to lots of schools,
didn't like the fact that there was no autonomy.
- Nigella Lawson

I went out there for a thousand a week,
and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday.
The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday.
- Nelson Algren

When we went to Belfast we saw some beautiful countryside and coastlines.
- Sarah Sutton

Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge
a prune skin from the roof of the mouth.
More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results.
- Caskie Stinnett

I went on television and I wouldn't say a word;
I feel so stupid when I watch them again.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

While at Cal Tech I talked a lot with Jon Mathews,
then a junior faculty member; he taught me how to use
the Institute's computer;
we also went on hikes together.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months.
But, I still didn't know anything about food.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Judy Garland's father was gay.
That seems to be the consensus.
They left Minnesota and went to California because
he got caught with some boy backstage.
- Judy Davis

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board,
on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy,
revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp

I don't know, examination I guess.
And then they put the jump suit back on me again.
I went through the compound - I remember somebody shouting,
Jim don't let them break you.
- Jim Bakker

Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it.
I just never knew where it went.
- Edith Piaf

I lived in LA for almost nine years and if I never
went back there again it would be fine.
- David Cross

We did some jumping at the start of the show.
We went out without telling anyone -
and the studio liked to kill us.
They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance.
- Ken Curtis

Like I went out to a predominantly black club last
night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody
would so that someone would dance with me.
- Taye Diggs

I just went into this business for laughs.
I guess I don't mind being an actor so much now.
- Chevy Chase

Ronald Reagan, of course, was a Republican governor
of California who went through a painful defeat in
the 1976 presidential race before winning four years later.
- Michael Medved

At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that
we went around and around about.
Then we had our second screening.
It played better.
It's almost a reasonable length film now!
- Terry Gilliam

It's hard and sometimes it's scary.
It still amazes my mother.
I went home for Christmas one year and there were fans all over the front lawn,
hoping to see me.
- Luke Perry

Someone had told me about a house in Wandsworth,
southwest London - 21 Blenkarne Road -
with an incredible garden,
so I went and had a look.
I walked in and just said, 'I want it.'
- Susannah York

They were ridiculous times.
After I won my world championship in 1976,
I went to Japan.
- Barry Sheene

I mean, I've always had scattered interests,
but I never went on stage to get an agent or anything like that.
- Todd Barry

I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment.
That was the way I would keep faith with the audience
that supported me as I went along.
- Bruce Springsteen

Last year was a lifetime, a whole career in one season.
We went from being the dregs to winners.
- Damon Hill

I went over before the British Open and played Valderrama
thinking that I might make the team,
might be a captain's pick.
I made the effort to go over there.
- Payne Stewart

You know, actually, I went to Yale because I wanted to stay out of the army.
- Richard Foreman

When I first went to prison, I was even questioning where,
God, where are you?
- Jim Bakker

Roger became a part of me, and when he went off the
deep end and became a mad snake,
I felt sorry for him.
- Michael Zaslow

No one will ever know what I went through to secure those negatives.
The world can never appreciate it.
It changed the whole course of my life.
- Mathew Brady

They went into stores to get food to stay alive.
Looting isn't the right word.
I call it survival.
- Russel Honore


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