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Jake Epstein Quotes and Sayings

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I am a ordinary teenager.
I fall in love like everyone else.
- Jake Epstein

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

The opportunity for greater courage
comes in the most ordinary of moments.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

 

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

Exotic or ordinary, glamorous or plain,
exciting or boring - it's all in our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

On the ordinary view of each species
having been independently created,
we gain no scientific explanation.
- Charles Darwin

More than any other in Western Europe,
Britain remains a country where a traveler has to think
twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people.
- Joseph Lelyveld

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Jesus was all right,
but his disciples were thick and ordinary.
It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.
- John Lennon

I believed in myself.
I never imagined myself as just an ordinary player.
- Imran Khan

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

Ordinary life does not interest me.
I seek only the high moments.
I am in accord with the surrealists,
searching for the marvelous.
- Anais Nin

No one is ever ordinary.
- Tanith Lee

Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning
which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts
in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.
- Paul Ricoeur

I had repeatedly made written requests to the Fuehrer
that I might be allowed to join the Wehrmacht as an ordinary soldier.
He refused to give me this permission.
- Fritz Sauckel

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the
more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties
of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

The target audience goes back to conception.
That means pre-natal care, safe delivery,
post-natal screening, and the ordinary stuff you do in pediatrics.
- C. Everett Koop

In the vanity of self-consciousness one feels at a
long remove above the ordinary love and trustfulness
of a simple and pure heart.
- Donald G. Mitchell

I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him,
in the ordinary sense of the word.
I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
- Aleister Crowley

I think if you touch ordinary people,
they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been.
They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should.
- Leonard Baskin

Don't wait for extraordinary circumstance to do good;
try to use ordinary situations.
- Charles Richter

Genius...
is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
- Ezra Pound

Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support,
but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work
for which they are fitted.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary.
There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than
in all the fables of the Church.
- Robert Anton Wilson

I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris,
for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused,
so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
- Harry Houdini

Miss Austen had shown the infinite possibilities of
ordinary and present things for the novelist.
- George Saintsbury

To be in love is merely to be in a state of perceptual anesthesia -
to mistake an ordinary young woman for a goddess.
- H. L. Mencken

A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to
fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind,
and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
- Howard Crosby

I am an ordinary person who has been blessed with extraordinary
opportunities and experiences.
Today is one of those experiences.
- Sonia Sotomayor

If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle,
be elevating or be gone.
- George Will

It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant
men in charge of affairs.
They expect too much of ordinary men.
- Thucydides

I'm not that old, and I haven't lived a life so far from the ordinary,
really.
- Mariel Hemingway

When I was three years old I was taken with my family
to a little town in Western Minnesota,
where I lived a more or less vapid and ordinary life until I was ten.
- Mary MacLane

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing,
civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary,
ignorant people.
- Kenneth Clark

I am just an ordinary Catholic.
- Maggie Gallagher

But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the
fair-haired and the blue-eyed,
the bright children of life, the happy,
the charming and the ordinary.
- Thomas Mann

If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen,
it is, at the same time, something very ordinary,
closely tied to the daily life of each individual.
- Eisaku Sato

Ordinary men live among marvels and feel no wonder,
grow familiar with objects and learn nothing new about them.
- George Henry Lewes

Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise
general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their
achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.
- Sun Tzu

The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely,
thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people
who debate in narrow confines.
- Charles de Gaulle

The worst misfortune that can happen to an ordinary
man is to have an extraordinary father.
- Austin O'Malley

The problems of language here are really serious.
We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms.
But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language.
- Werner Heisenberg

There are certain things that ordinary people have
that celebrities don't have.
- Norman Spinrad

If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy
elf thing or even some cute,
funny thing.
Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary.
I've done my superhero gig.
- Todd McFarlane

I adopt a very simple approach.
I observe and reflect real life and ordinary people
and sooner or later that raises a laugh.
- Alberto Sordi

The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense,
but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences,
and partly poems in prose.
- Edvard Munch

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set
out without preconceived notions.
- Ben Stein

I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me
to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the
president of a republic at war.
- Aslan Maskhadov

I look for something that is highly unusual,
involving ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations.
- Walter Lord

Ordinary photons do have spin, they have a notion of
helicity so they spin around their direction on motion.
- Roger Penrose

Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays
a less important part in a consumer society,
where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion.
- Christopher Lasch

One always has the idea of a stupid man as perfectly healthy and ordinary,
and of illness as making one refined and clever and unusual.
- Thomas Mann

The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate
person confronted with a Greek manuscript.
- Aleister Crowley

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist,
as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
- Loren Eiseley

Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us;
ordinary men gain much.
- Walter Savage Landor

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds
strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Lynch is an ordinary, smalltown guy and he just sees
strange things in people.
- Jack Nance

There's another way of making music,
by touching the lives and feelings of ordinary people.
- Gavin Bryars

The thing you notice here after America is how refreshingly
ordinary people look because they haven't had their
chin wrapped around the back of their ears.
- Ian Mckellen


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