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Guy Green Quotes and Sayings

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I've always avoided expressing an opinion about where
I think the republican movement should go -
if it should go anywhere at all.
- Guy Green

So, without being cold, you really have to try to retain
the capacity to help people without becoming too emotional
or allowing your own emotions to have full rein.
- Guy Green

History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.
- Konrad Adenauer

I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate,
lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in
a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month.
- Dean Koontz

 

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided
that happens otherwise if one is idle.
- Albrecht Durer

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided;
but never hit softly.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
- Mae West

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If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided,
they should be confined within the narrowest limits,
and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States.
- Martin Van Buren

In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of
the word experience have been perceived,
with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.
- Bertrand Russell

War can be avoided, and it ought to be avoided.
I want no war.
- Chief Joseph

Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided;
but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
- Alphonse Karr

Having soon discovered to be great, I must appear so,
and therefore studiously avoided mixing in society,
and wrapped myself in mystery, devoting my time to fasting and prayer.
- Nat Turner

I find very often that very ugly women have really
handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition.
Sometimes handsome men have avoided me.
- Hedy Lamarr

Appealing workplaces are to be avoided.
One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
- Annie Dillard

Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change
their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh.
This way, others' expectations can be avoided.
- Tina Weymouth

Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided
by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs.
This is a vain hope.
- John Boyd Orr

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
- Clarence Day

If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading
a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.
- William Safire

The war...
was an unnecessary condition of affairs,
and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom
had been practiced on both sides.
- Robert E. Lee

The payment for sins can be delayed.
But they can't be avoided.
- Shawn Ryan

We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts,
and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
- Buffalo Bill

Vetting and verifying information is one thing.
Having our government sending out conflicting messages
to the American people when conflict can be avoided is another.
- Vito Fossella

The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided.
It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during
the Cuban missile crisis.
If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he
would have avoided a nuclear war?
- Bianca Jagger

The military's own report says that one-third of deaths
and casualties could have been avoided if proper body
armor and vehicle armor had been provided from the start of the war.
- John Olver

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided.
a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world,
and the course of human history, have meaning.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking
that women have fewer teeth than men,
by the simple device of asking Mrs.
Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
- Bertrand Russell

If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense
of humour was so vital to partnerships,
I could have avoided a lot of sex!
- Kate Beckinsale

I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I'd like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared -
it's an everyday part of life.
- Leigh Steinberg

There is a great deal of pain in life and perhaps the
only pain that can be avoided is the pain that comes
from trying to avoid pain.
- R. D. Laing

Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand,
not attitudes to be avoided.
- Charles Curtis

I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but
my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were
an old and poisoned tool.
- John Steinbeck

The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading
anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country,
out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk
of unconscious imitation.
- Leslie Charteris

The only thing I shall talk about is my sporting achievements at school.
My primary sporting achievement at school was that
I dodged games for two complete years and was well
through the third year before they discovered that
I had completely avoided all games.
- John Hume

The lion's share of what I hear right now are people who,
intentional or accidental, have avoided all jazz prior to 1960.
And all the musicians who were successful in the '60s
spent their entire lives,
prior to 1960, listening to all the musicians these people avoid.
- Branford Marsalis

But if, if you take a look at what would have happened,
I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street
to figure out what would have happened? We avoided -
and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs
were saved because of the Recovery Act,
and we avoided a second Great Depression.
That, that is a reality.
- Alexi Giannoulias

The government would have preferred not to take a stand,
but the constant presence of the Israeli-Arab conflict
on our television screens made it an issue that could no longer be avoided.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

The more the schemata are differentiated,
the smaller the gap between the new and the familiar becomes,
so that novelty, instead of constituting an annoyance avoided by the subject,
becomes a problem and invites searching.
- Jean Piaget

New situations requiring closer contact with the rabbit
had been gradually introduced and the degree to which
these situations were avoided,
tolerated, or welcomed, at each experimental session,
gave the measure of improvement.
- Mary C. Jones

The alleged menace of universal suffrage having been
avoided by the absolute suppression of the negro vote,
the spirit of mob murder should have been satisfied
and the butchery of negroes should have ceased.
- Ida B. Wells

With engineering, I view this year's failure as next
year's opportunity to try it again.
Failures are not something to be avoided.
You want to have them happen as quickly as you can
so you can make progress rapidly.
- Gordon Moore

I avoided nudity unless a film couldn't be told without those scenes.
If you look at my films, few of them have that element,
yet nudity and male fantasies have become emblematic of my work.
- Greta Scacchi

The equality that we are all entitled to,
as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by
some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed
to believe in the notion of separation of church and state.
And he frankly doesn't.
- Rosie O'Donnell

There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that
people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided.
Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity.
- Steven T. Katz

The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director,
were the ones where the actors weren't fearful.
When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away.
It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs.
- Jennifer Beals

I think he could have made most of the trips and gone
to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided
the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as
President in each of these appearances rather than
to the narrow partisan audiences.
- Robert Teeter

Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White
House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations.
Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility
but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
- Stuart Symington

Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent;
be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat;
it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be
avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
- Francis Quarles

Storytelling is the only studio movie where the censorship is perfectly clear,
the only studio movie with a big red box covering up a shot.
I take pride in that - and, of course,
in having avoided the fate of Eyes Wide Shut.
- Todd Solondz

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

History is a vision of God's creation on the move.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.
- James A. Baldwin

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
- John W. Gardner

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

That great dust-heap called 'history'.
- Augustine Birrell

Everything we believe is a matter of evolution and history.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History is an account, mostly false,
of events,
mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers,
mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
- Ambrose Bierce

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy


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