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Joe Orton Quotes and Sayings

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The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
- Joe Orton

The kind of people who always go on about whether a
thing is in good taste invariably have very bad taste.
- Joe Orton

I'd the upbringing a nun would envy.
Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
- Joe Orton

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

 

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

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Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Without a humble but reasonable
confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had
known what was hidden within him,
he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
- Khalil Gibran

Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

The proud man counts his newspaper clippings,
the humble man his blessings.
- Fulton J. Sheen

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as
a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy
because it is an exalted activity will have neither
good plumbing nor good philosophy:
neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
- John W. Gardner

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
- William Gurnall

For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort,
which is this, viz.
that gout, unlike any other disease,
kills more rich men than poor,
more wise men than simple.
- Thomas Sydenham

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

But You never reject a repentant and humble heart.
- Alphonsus Liguori

The position of the artist if humble.
He is essentially a channel.
- Piet Mondrian

Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.
- George Byron

I'm humble enough to wait and just chill.
I'm having fun just working with these good people,
man.
- Mike Epps

Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II,
the cardinals have elected me - a simple,
humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord.
- Pope Benedict XVI

Don't be humble...
you're not that great.
- Golda Meir

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble,
and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
- Langston Hughes

At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know.
Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.
- Muhammad Ali

Be modest, humble, simple.
Control your anger.
- Abraham Cahan

But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where
I stand on the legalization of drugs -
though,
if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
- Ted Demme

I've never had a humble opinion.
If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?
- Joan Baez

The correct description is that we try every day to
become more humble when we talk about divinity,
we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
- John Templeton

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
- William Cowper

If we become increasingly humble about how little we know,
we may be more eager to search.
- John Templeton

Whoever loves becomes humble.
Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
- Sigmund Freud

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.
- Jefferson Davis

The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build,
Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
- Edmund Waller

He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity,
with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of
a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks:
there's another dog.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

We're quite volatile as individuals,
but that doesn't work exponentially when we are together.
Relationships are about eating humble pie.
- Guy Ritchie

There is a kind of victory in good work,
no matter how humble.
- Jack Kemp

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain,
but more humble.
- James M. Barrie

You have to be humble when you're dealing with God.
- Jill Scott

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that
never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
- Washington Irving

Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,.
- Joshua Sylvester

Well I think they broke the mould when they made me
and being humble is one of my great assets.
- Larry Hagman

My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride,
to follow them to their inmost recesses,
and make them fear and dread us.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with
what I have been able to accomplish and what I have
and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
- Stephen Dorff

The marathon can humble you.
- Bill Rodgers

I, sir, I just like to work.
I'm humble.
- Bruce McCulloch

If we really love and cherish Taiwan,
we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country
and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
- Chen Shui-bian

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek;
they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
- Samuel Butler

Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements,
where all are good who are not criminal and all are
wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
- Frank Moore Colby

Just the fact that I'm in the game is great.
I'm just blessed to be working.
I got a plan, but I'm humble and I try to be humble.
- Mike Epps

Everything is a mystery, ourselves, and all things both simple and humble.
- Giorgio Morandi

So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion,
is that we need to support the arts in schools,
and at every other level in the education of children.
- Phil Lesh

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand
is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
- Galileo Galilei

Plenty of people wish to become devout,
but no one wishes to be humble.
- Joseph Addison

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

You have to know when to be arrogant.
You have to when to be humble.
You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.
- Talib Kweli

I think we were always humble.
- Steve Brown

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind,
and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow;
His chance tonight,
it maybe thine tomorrow.
- William Dunbar

What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves!
Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud.
- Augustus Hare

Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism.
Yet he is the one we have been waiting for.
That is humble?
- Evan Sayet

The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
- Phaedrus

Stay humble.
Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car.
- Jack Lemmon

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain,
egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous;
on the contrary it makes them,
for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
- W. Somerset Maugham

One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau.
- Leon N. Cooper

It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
- Muhammad Ali

The real problem is not why some pious,
humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
- C. S. Lewis

Yet my humble capacity has not preserved me from calumnies.
- Lajos Kossuth

You gotta love these Christians, they're humble people.
- Stephen Baldwin


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