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Jim Hightower Quotes and Sayings

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There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow
stripe and dead armadillos.
- Jim Hightower

It's hard for the donkeys to win the race if they're
going to carry the elephants on their backs.
- Jim Hightower

Do something.
If it doesn't work, do something else.
No idea is too crazy.
- Jim Hightower

The opposite for courage is not cowardice,
it is conformity.
Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
- Jim Hightower

 

The issue isn't just jobs.
Even slaves had jobs.
The issue is wages.
- Jim Hightower

If you don't speak out now when it matters,
when would it matter for you to speak out?
- Jim Hightower

Politics isn't about left versus right;
it's about top versus bottom.
- Jim Hightower

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This is a matter of public health.
The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
- Jim Hightower

The Bible declares that on the sixth day God created man.
Right then and there, God should have demanded a damage deposit.
- Jim Hightower

The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore.
They are the government.
- Jim Hightower

Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building.
- Jim Hightower

But, as my mother used to tell me, two wrongs don't make a right.
But I soon figured out that three left turns do.
- Jim Hightower

Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day
you can still make a small fortune in agriculture.
Problem is, you got to start with a large one.
- Jim Hightower

The only difference between a pigeon and the American
farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
- Jim Hightower

It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech
in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to
mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.'
- Jim Hightower

When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn
you could take from journalism.
- Jim Hightower

The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos.
- Jim Hightower

There's enormous progressive activism and,
more often than not, success at the grassroots level -
everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to
finance our elections are having terrific success.
- Jim Hightower

The good news, though, is that I find in my political travels that people,
as regular citizens, are more interested than ever
in getting together and having discussions.
They want to hear about other viewpoints that differ
entirely from what the administration is putting out.
- Jim Hightower

But the good news is that out in the countryside,
just about every place that's got a zip code has somebody
or some group of people battling the economic and political
exclusion that Wall Street and Washington are shoving down our throats.
- Jim Hightower

What's new is that the White House itself has now been corporatized.
It's not politicians working for the corporate interests.
They are the corporate interests.
That's where Bush came from, and Cheney and Rumsfeld.
- Jim Hightower

Democracy is not something that happens,
you know, just at election time, and it's not something
that happens just with one event.
It's an ongoing building process.
But it also ought to be a part of our culture,
a part of our lives.
- Jim Hightower

So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly
value all the principles of democracy,
especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up,
standing up and speaking out.
- Jim Hightower

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz) PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you
it's going to be a butterfly.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

There is nothing permanent except change.
- Heraclitus

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

I know that I am intelligent,
because I know that I know nothing.
- Socrates

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
- John Keywood

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Know that where there is love, nothing is missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
- Confucius

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing endures but change.
- Heraclitus

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- Anonymous

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Nothing is ever absolutely "wrong."
"Wrong" is in the cultural tradition of the beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is important to expect nothing,
to take every experience,
including the negative ones,
as merely steps on the path,
and to proceed.
- Ram Dass


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