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Gracie Allen Quotes and Sayings

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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

Related topics: Intelligence

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
- Gracie Allen

Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well,
but what you need today is Charm.
Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to,
I'll develop my radio personality.
- Gracie Allen

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
- Gracie Allen

 

This used to be a government of checks and balances.
Now it's all checks and no balances.
- Gracie Allen

When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make
enough for 16 and only serve half.
- Gracie Allen

A brain is a society of very small, simple modules
that cannot be said to be thinking,
that are not smart in themselves.
But when you have a network of them together,
out of that arises a kind of smartness.
- Kevin Kelly

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Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is no need for temples,
no need for complicated philosophies.
My brain and my heart are my temples;
my philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

This is my simple religion.
There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple;
the philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010,
and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
- Ray Kurzweil

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea
that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the
moment you get up in the morning and does not stop
until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

An idea not coupled with action will never get any
bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic,
that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea -
and there is no experiment up to now
that has found any center in the brain
which corresponds to awareness.
The whole work of meditation is
to make you aware of all that is "mind"
and disidentify yourself from it.
That very separation is the
greatest revolution that can happen to man.
Now you can do and act on only that
which makes you more joyous, fulfills you,
gives you contentment, makes your life a work of art, a beauty.
But this is possible only if the master in you is awake.
- Osho

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
- Mark Twain

He who joyfully marches in rank and file
has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake,
since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
- Albert Einstein

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind;
it requires the same effort of the brain
that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
- Helen Keller

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
- Edward de Bono

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

It's called a pen.
It's like a printer, hooked straight to my brain.
- Dale Dauten

Love is like an hourglass,
with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
- Jules Renard

Our brain is the factory of the emotions
- don Miguel Ruiz

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly,
science into superstition, and art into pedantry.
Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw

Let's not get too precious about it:
actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons.
We are just entertaining people.
- Malcolm McDowell

Writing a song is much like being an author.
Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!),
but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors.
- Ken Hill

From reading too much, and sleeping too little,
his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
- Miguel de Cervantes

But there's a little guy who sits astride my brain with a whip,
and if I'm away from the machine for more than a couple of hours during the day,
this little guy's lashing away.
- Brian Lumley

Everyone's been so quick to say that I'm really thick
or I haven't got a brain.
People will think whatever they want to think.
- David Beckham

My fingers are not as fast as my brain -
which isn't that much to type home about anyway.
- Frank Lane

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

I think the sexiest thing on anybody is intelligence.
I respect somebody who has a brain and wants to use
it more than a pretty face and status.
- Sophia Bush

That's like making fun of a maniac because his brain isn't completely right,
because he isn't in the norm.
- Alice Cooper

One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead.
- Scott Adams

Of course I get drunk, my brain is only the size of a walnut.
- Mark McKinney

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery -
always buzzing,
humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud.
And why? What's this passion for?
- Virginia Woolf

In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain.
- George Szell

Every suggested idea produces a corresponding physical reaction.
Every idea constantly repeated ends by being engraved upon the brain,
provoking the act which corresponds to that idea.
- Scott Reed

If this humor be the safety of our race,
then it is due largely to the infusion into the American
people of the Irish brain.
- William Howard Taft

God gave women intuition and femininity.
Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain
of any man I've ever met.
- Farrah Fawcett

It must be born in mind that one does not see directly -
as is the case in the exploration of the surface of the brain -
where the electrodes are attacking.
- Walter Rudolf Hess

It's also a more personal medium.
It seems to go directly to one's brain.
There are no pictures to distract.
- Bob Edwards

I'm not squeamish at all.
As a child I dragged a dead squirrel home on my skateboard
and cut it open and tried to look at its brain.
- Jessica Biel

Vertigo, it was thought at the time,
could only be caused by a disease of the cerebellum.
He observed this kind of patient for years and saw
absolutely no symptoms of brain disease.
- Robert Barany

The brain is like a muscle.
When it is in use we feel very good.
Understanding is joyous.
- Carl Sagan

The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described
by Doyle as a man without a heart -
all brain...
and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate.
- Jeremy Brett

But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs,
why did He give us a brain?
- Clare Boothe Luce

I like my friends to be the hitters.
The pitchers, they all have the same brain as I do.
The hitters see the game from a different perspective.
- Joe Mays

This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven,
without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
- Thomas More

The United States is a big country but unfortunately
it seems it has the brain of a little bird not befitting
the greatness of the country.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

I'm a hypochondriac.
Yesterday it was brain damage from the vodka the night before.
Today, heart attack - my arm and chest started hurting at the same time.
- Lisa Marie Presley

Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen,
and a push in the right direction.
- John C. Crosby

If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain,
do you also believe that television shows are made
inside your television set?
- Warren Ellis

When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of
race going on between his brain and his expression.
- Bill Bryson

I can't give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma.
- L. Frank Baum

After all my probing into the human brain,
I should still be aware of mysteries and come up with them myself.
- Pamela Stephenson

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain
cancer and work environment.
The No.
1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
- Jimmy Fallon

He's thinking more with his heart than with his brain.
- David Smith

Dr. Einstein was not successful in school,
but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power,
and look what he did.
- Eartha Kitt

The human brain must continue to frame the problems
for the electronic machine to solve.
- David Sarnoff

I think I have a superior brain and an inferior stature,
if you really want to get brutal about it.
- Paul Simon

Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears.
In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
- Erica Jong

Use your brain, not your endurance.
- Peter Thomson

To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities,
to do that which lies before us to do,
is more honorable than rank and title.
- Albert Pike

It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation
marks where he borrows from a woman's brain!
- Anna Garlin Spencer


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