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Jimmy Dean Quotes and Sayings

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Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
- Jimmy Dean

Related topics: Motivational

I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
- Jimmy Dean

God is bigger than people think.
- Jimmy Dean

Love is an ice cream sundae, with all the marvelous coverings.
Sex is the cherry on top.
- Jimmy Dean

 

You gotta try your luck at least once a day,
because you could be going around lucky all day and not even know it.
- Jimmy Dean

A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not.
But I think I'm about as good an American as there is.
I love this country.
It's been very, very good to me.
And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.
- Jimmy Dean

I used to help my granddaddy make sausage.
He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands,
no gloves.
Man, if we did anything like that today,
they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
- Jimmy Dean

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I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd
make in an entire lifetime.
But it's like somebody's going to take it all away
from me and I'll be back in Texas,
installing them damned irrigation wells.
I didn't like that when I was sixteen.
And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty.
- Jimmy Dean

I've seen so many people in this business that made a fortune.
They get old and broke and can't make any money.
I tell you something...
no one's going to play a benefit for Jimmy Dean.
- Jimmy Dean

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino PHOTO

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West PHOTO

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

Money is better than poverty,
if only for financial reasons.
- Woody Allen

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
- John W. Gardner

Poverty is unnecessary.
- Muhammad Yunus

What power can poverty have over a home where loving
hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart?
- Orison Swett Marden

The poverty program was not designed to eliminate poverty.
- H. Rap Brown

We started the AIDS virus.
We are only able to maintain our level of living by
making sure that Third World people live in grinding poverty.
- Jeremiah Wright

I have never known so much naive conviction allied
to greater intellectual poverty.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

We have had virtually unlimited access to abortion for nearly twenty years.
Yet during that same period, more and more women and
children have slipped into poverty.
- Robert Casey

It's God's will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty.
It's God's will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.
- Joel Osteen

Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot.
- Jack Klugman

Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
- Henry Fielding

Poverty us no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
- Sydney Smith

The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty -
not marble floors and foundations.
- Martin H. Fischer

Poverty is multidimensional.
It extends beyond money incomes to education,
health care, political participation and advancement
of one's own culture and social organisation.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

I grew up in a very modest house.
We were poor-we lived on the poverty level.
We all got jobs as young kids.
- Chely Wright

The world is very different now.
For man holds in his mortal hands
the power to abolish all forms of human poverty,
and all forms of human life.
- John F. Kennedy

A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity,
because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.
- Scott Cook

There is something about poverty that smells like death.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Nigeria has no business with poverty.
With our human and material resources,
we shall strive to eradicate poverty from our country.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

Oh, I realize it's a penny here and a penny there,
but look at me: I've worked myself up from nothing
to a state of extreme poverty.
- Arthur Sheekman

Poverty must have many satisfactions,
else there would not be so many poor people.
- Don Herold

To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
- J. P. Donleavy

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
- Charles Peguy

I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
- Groucho Marx

Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul,
impossible.
- Michel de Montaigne

As a result of the current universal benefit,
the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%.
Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%.
- Steve Israel

Without Social Security, poverty rates for African
American seniors would more than double.
- Chaka Fattah

I would like to solemnly reaffirm, that poverty is not a fatality.
- Mathieu Kerekou

That is one of the bitter curses of poverty;
it leaves no right to be generous.
- George Gissing

Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged.
- Russell Simmons

Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty.
We all breathe the same air.
We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance.
- Ayrton Senna

As poverty has been reduced in terms of mere survival,
it has become more profound in terms of our way of life.
- Raoul Vaneigem

The poverty from which I have suffered could be diagnosed as "Soho" poverty.
It comes from having the airs and graces of a genius and no talent.
- Quentin Crisp

It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering
the economic injustice of working a full-time job and
earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line.
- Bill Pascrell

As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
- Theodore Parker

When you have a spiritual foundation,
you look at poverty differently then.
- Dennis Banks

Every year 3.1 million Indian children die before the age of 5,
mostly from diseases of poverty like diarrhea.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

First, women are more likely to live in poverty during
their retirement years than are men.
- Ginny B. Waite

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.
- Adam Smith

Stand-up comedy and poverty.
Those were my two main endeavors.
- Dave Foley

If all of us acted in unison as I act individually
there would be no wars and no poverty.
I have made myself personally responsible
for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
- Anais Nin

Traditionally the great men of our country have sprung from poor environments;
that being so,
it would appear we have long suffered from a severe lack of poverty.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

Of course I am frustrated with regard to extreme poverty,
to violence that never seems to cease.
- Roger Moore


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