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Gene Simmons Quotes and Sayings

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My mother is probably the wisest person I've ever known.
She's not schooled, she's not well read.
But she has a philosophy of life that makes well-read people seem like morons.
- Gene Simmons

No.
Better research needed.
Fire your research person.
No fishnet stockings.
Never.
Not in this band.
- Gene Simmons

I'm in a weird band.
We've done very well.
The American Dream is alive and well.
- Gene Simmons

My skin is more beautiful than yours.
I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.
- Gene Simmons

 

You know why I'm pulling your leg? Because I can't
touch it from where I am.
- Gene Simmons

When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet,
he's a reporter.
He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit.
- Gene Simmons

When you really think about it, I'm not delusional
enough to think that what I do is important to life
as we know it on this planet.
No.
But neither is what you do.
- Gene Simmons

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James Bond has a license to kill, rockstars have a
license to be outrageous.
Rock is about grabbing people's attention.
- Gene Simmons

I was never interested in being a rock star.
I always wanted to be Boris Karloff.
- Gene Simmons

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

Rock is about finding who you are.
You don't necessarily have to play your instrument very well at all.
You can just barely get by and you can be in a rock band.
- Gene Simmons

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors,
clothing, makeup all express something.
- Gene Simmons

Life is too short to have anything but delusional notions about yourself.
- Gene Simmons

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck.
I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who,
you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.
- Gene Simmons

I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking
to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR.
You know, studious and reserved, and -
I bet you're a lot of fun at a party.
- Gene Simmons

I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love -
who I will tell you I can love with all my heart -
and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die.
That's a lie.
- Gene Simmons

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray PHOTO

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman


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