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Harry Nilsson Quotes and Sayings

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That incident ruined my reputation for 10 years.
Get one Beatle drunk and look what happens!
- Harry Nilsson

I get nervous when they start shooting piano players.
- Harry Nilsson

I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation.
For despair, optimism is the only practical solution.
Hope is practical.
Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary.
Hope at least gives you the option of living.
- Harry Nilsson

It was just a typical London flat, but it was in a great neighborhood.
It was across from the Playboy Club,
diagonally.
From one balcony you could read the time from Big Ben,
and from the other balcony you could watch the bunnies go up and down.
- Harry Nilsson

 

I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized
that they all came to points,
and the little branches came to points,
and the houses came to point.
I thought, 'Oh!
Everything has a point, and if it doesn't,
then there's a point to it.'
- Harry Nilsson

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If someone irritates you, it is only
your own response that is irritating you.
Therefore, when anyone seems to be provoking you,
remember that it is only your judgment
of the incident that provokes you. -
- Epictetus

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Death is an incident producing clay.
Use it, mold it, learn from it.
- John Gilling

As anyone who has been close to someone that has committed suicide knows,
there is no other pain like that felt after the incident.
- Peter Greene

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite;
no incident occurred from which my rage and misery
could not extract its food.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Adam's abduction was our private hell -
but it was not an isolated incident.
On any given day, any number of children are absent
from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons.
- John Walsh

I think people took Grenada for what it turned out to be,
which was a very specific incident and from which one
couldn't necessarily make a lot of generalizations.
- John Negroponte

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw,
hear what you heard, feel what you felt.
Relevant detail, couched in concrete,
colorful language, is the best way
to recreate the incident as it happened
and to picture it for the audience.
- Dale Carnegie

My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
- Hans Christian Andersen

What is character but the determination of incident?
What is incident but the illustration of character?
- Henry James

Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press,
some incident inevitably brings me back to earth.
- Jessica Savitch

It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful
of those that are afflicted.
- Elizabeth I

I've had to recover not only from a single well-publicized incident,
but several years of press aftermath.
- Donna Rice

What is truth? Truth doesn't really exist.
Who is going to judge whether my experience of an incident
is more valid than yours? No one can be trusted to be the judge of that.
- Tracey Emin

I don't know how often I can discuss one incident in my entire life,
but I'll continue to do that.
- O. J. Simpson

The accumulation of numbers always augments in some
measure moral corruptions,
and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto,
are well known.
- William Falconer

I ain't no historian but I happen to savvy this incident.
- Charles M. Russell

I have to say that in this particular cow that we're dealing with,
those parts of the cow were removed,
and so we don't think there's any risk or very negligible
risk to human health with this particular incident.
- Ann Veneman

During exposure, interference takes place between the
incident rays and those reflected by the mirror,
with the formation of interference fringes half a wavelength distant from each other.
- Gabriel Lippmann

I got back into the position of taking care of my husband,
which is what I'd learned that I couldn't really do:
you can love and make things okay to a certain extent,
but you can't fix.
I didn't quite learn that until the kayaking incident.
It became so clear then.
- Mariel Hemingway

The first one, obviously, was walking into my office
at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday,
and being told there was a telephone call saying that
there was an incident at Three Mile Island,
and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know.
- William Scranton

The Roswell incident, for instance, had over three hundred witnesses -
some describing the bodies,
some the craft, some the military procedures.
Were they all perpetuating their own lives in a myth?
- Dwight Schultz

And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference,
what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island,
that it was shut down, that there was water that had
escaped but it was contained.
- William Scranton

It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land
that a pioneer who reduces it to use,
and helps to lay the foundations of a new State,
finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up.
- William Graham Sumner

In the final analysis, the incident is seen as originating
from an emotional expression of the frustration and
anger of the proud people of China who had been subject
to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within.
- Chen Ning Yang

My efforts have been to not only put the Biblical incident in the original setting,
but at the same time give the human touch which makes
the whole world kin and which ever remains the same.
- Henry Ossawa Tanner

I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of
the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant
violin passage into an incident,
and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous
significance by means of scenic emphasis.
- Anton Seidl

What one decides to do in crisis depends on one's philosophy of life,
and that philosophy cannot be changed by an incident.
If one hasn't any philosophy in crises,
others make the decision.
- Jeanette Rankin

The causes of the China Incident were the exclusion
and insult of Japan throughout China,
the exclusion of Japanese goods, the persecution of
Japanese residents in China,
and the illegal violation of Japanese rights.
- Hideki Tojo

Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters
do to deal with the situation they are in.
It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an
initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters.
- Elizabeth George

I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story
ones because they were usually simpler.
A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great
deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book.
And it had to make sense on its own.
- Carl Barks

My effort has been not only to put the Biblical incident
in the original setting...
but at the same time give the human touch to convey
to my public the reverence and elevation these subjects impart to me.
- Henry Ossawa Tanner

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Forgiveness is not always easy.
At times, it feels more painful
than the wound we suffered,
to forgive the one that inflicted it.
And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
- Marianne Williamson

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have to have it, it's ego.
If you have to not have it, it's ego.
Hold life lightly and it will deliver what you need
and release what you don't.
- Alan Cohen

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Release Each And Every Struggle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I chose to release all my attachments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today I Release All My Troubles And Grief.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I release the familiar that I may better discover my inspiring future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can release my "responsibilities",
and be "impractical" whenever I choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Release Myself From All Guilt.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I Release All My Troubles To The Cleansing Fire.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of ritual.
Release your troubles to the cleansing fire of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to honor your being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Release Myself From All Guilt.
I forgive myself for judging me guilty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stop holding on to the past.
Release your regrets about whatever you may have done
or failed to do that turned out poorly.
Forgive others for whatever they may have done
or failed to do that cause you harm.
Declare today to be a new beginning.
Let go of the past and move on with creating
a joyful new future for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I forgive everyone for every "wrong"
that I believe they have ever inflicted upon me.
I forgive them for my own sake,
that I may release the venom -
the anger and resentment within myself -
and regain my joy and serenity.
I have compassion for everyone who has ever
been a player upon the stage of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I rest in the light of forgiveness.
I forgive myself and others for that
which is done (and better left undone)
and also that which is not done (and better if done).
I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt.
I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things;
knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
- Amelia Earhart

I've told my children that when I die,
to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated.
For me, death is a graduation.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

When I hear the word culture - I release the safety-catch of my Browning.
- Hanns Johst

Cosmoe is nearing the stage where I would feel comfortable
doing a preliminary release aimed at developers.
- Bill Hayden

You need a platform upon which to release an orchestral record,
otherwise it's just going to be an obscurity.
- Elvis Costello

A few years ago, there were requests to me,
Can we make this? I said that I have no rights.
Contact the Hitchcock estate, which won't release it for a remake.
- Patricia Highsmith

Avril Lavigne sold a massive amount of albums and she
has to top that with her next release.
We have four great albums behind us,
and it's not going to be as hard to live up to that.
- Kelly Jones

My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given
me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled
thinking of our modern day.
It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.
- Hamlin Garland

I figure if it's turns out well the film will have
its own momentum and will carry into the video release.
So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production.
- Jay Roach


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