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George S. Kaufman Quotes and Sayings

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When I invite a woman to dinner, I expect her to look at my face.
That's the price she has to pay.
- George S. Kaufman

The kind of doctor I want is one who when he's not
examining me is home studying medicine.
- George S. Kaufman

Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch.
- George S. Kaufman

Epitaph for a dead waiter - God finally caught his eye.
- George S. Kaufman

 

I like terra firma; the more firma, the less terra.
- George S. Kaufman

At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better
than an absent one is a dead one.
- George S. Kaufman

Satire is what closes on Saturday night.
- George S. Kaufman

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When I was born I owed twelve dollars.
- George S. Kaufman

I understand your new play is full of single entendres.
- George S. Kaufman

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Balance happens when I invite it to happen
with my intentional actions and my guided perspective.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Invite Life to Dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows & butterflies out to play,
soar my spirit, and unfurl my joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Invite Rainbows and Butterflies Out To Play.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today I invite life to dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old.
He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
- Isla Fisher

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

The only way to quieten me is to invite me to a tennis match.
- John Forsythe

Mr. Speaker, less than 10 percent of our Nation's children
walk or ride their bicycles to school,
and too many schools continue to invite fast-food vendors into their cafeterias.
- Lois Capps

Prince used to call me up 3am in the morning and invite
me to hear some of his new songs.
- Sheena Easton

We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression;
we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation
of relations of peace and amity with all nations.
- Franklin P. Adams

Recently I heard a 'wise guy' story that I had a party
at my home for twenty-five men.
It's an interesting story, but I don't know twenty-five
men I'd want to invite ta a party.
- Joan Crawford

Amin managed to invite both the US and Soviet ambassadors
to his palace at the very same time and then deliberately
kept them together in his waiting room.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I would not vote for the mayor.
It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner,
but because on my way into town from the airport there
were such enormous potholes.
- Fidel Castro

Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears,
Build up your own perfect structure of truth,
and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.
- Brigham Young

You may invite the entire 35th Division to your wedding if you want to.
I guess it's going to be yours as well as mine.
We might as well have the church full while we are at it.
- Bess Truman

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat
trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city.
I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.
- Jane Birkin

You kind of invite a little spooky, creepy vibe into
your whole experience of making a movie.
- Bruce Greenwood

Acting is also working with people who invite you into
their dreams and trust you with their innermost being.
- Catherine Deneuve

Those who easily forgive invite offenses.
- Pierre Corneille

If you're in the White House, it's your house,
and you can invite whatever friend you want.
- Chevy Chase

November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community
Centers all around the country have book fairs where
they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
- Anita Diament

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

People who have seen me read usually come up afterwards
and invite me to be a part of something.
- Amber Tamblyn

The artist I wanna be like is Michael Jackson.
I'll get the house with the roller coaster and the rides and a disco,
and I'll invite all my friends and just stay at home.
- Lil' Kim

It's tempting, because as one senator said to me,
'We know if we invite baseball down,
we'll draw a crowd'.
- Fay Vincent

I think Ian McKellen made it all happen,
because he used to throw dinner parties and invite everyone over.
- Shawn Ashmore

The democratic and pedestrian character of the new
Mass itself seems to invite the ditties that pass for hymns these days.
- Richard Morris

Assassins and presidents invite the same basic question:
Just who do you think you are?
- Sarah Vowell

I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house
in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists,
singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
- Jackie DeShannon

I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from,
and what their grandparents were up to,
and I hope they will in their own way continue.
I invite anyone else to listen in.
- Arthur Hertzberg

People marry for a variety of reasons and with varying results.
But to marry for love is to invite inevitable tragedy.
- James Branch Cabell

They'll invite you to all the parties,
but that doesn't mean you have to go all the time.
- Johnny Olson

I never invite idiots to my house.
- Elizabeth Montagu

We invite, then, the world to come with its silver and make the exchange.
- Richard Parks Bland

By analogy, if we were to develop a soccer team,
then we would not invite basketball and volleyball players to the try outs.
We would invite soccer players to apply.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in
this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly,
because it is a question of vital importance.
- Richard Parks Bland

I'll tell you why, I don't invite the ones I don't like.
- James Lipton

I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen.
That would be great.
We need to invite him to a race.
- Al Unser

To fail is a natural consequence of trying,
To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds.
To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do,
is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your
enthusiasm for trying again.
- David Viscott

The deal we made was that if we would change our law
to invite them to come to South Dakota -
that's what they wanted,
the invitation - if we would change our law to invite
them to come to South Dakota,
he would guarantee South Dakota 400 Citibank jobs.
- Bill Janklow

I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day,
when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint,
and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras.
- Poppy Z. Brite

Love...
Force it and it disappears.
You cannot will love, nor even control it.
You can only guide its expression.
It comes or it goes according to those qualities in
life that invite it or deny its presence.
- David Seabury

Often what we do is open our house for various charity events.
I don't seat according to protocol.
I don't invite people because of who they are in the
administration or their positions of power.
The few who do come, are there because I like them.
- Sally Quinn

But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often
invite retaliation by armed action,
and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form
of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
- Arthur Henderson

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite
which equals that which follows a supine submission
to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor,
beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
- Eldridge Cleaver

Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand
prize to come up with designs,
including new zoning, building codes and so forth,
for New Orleans that could make it safe from water,
and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana.
- Billy Tauzin

In a country of such recent civilization as ours,
whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth
invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor,
it is but natural that material interests should absorb
the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.
- Felix Adler

Cutting up fowl to predict the future is,
if done honestly and with as little interpretation as possible,
a kind of randomization.
But chicken guts are hard to read and invite flights of fancy or corruption.
- Ian Hacking

I mean, I don't think I would call Claus to do an album of big band tunes.
You know, just like arrangers write for the artist they have in mind;
you have to keep in mind if you're going to work with Claus Ogerman.
You invite him to do what he does.
- Diana Krall

I invite you, from my sentiments, my convictions and my responsibilities,
to work together in the construction of a Uruguay where
being young is not suspicious,
where aging is not a problem.
- Tabare Vazquez

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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