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John Atkinson Quotes and Sayings

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We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting.
Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far.
We've got nothing to be ashamed about.
- John Atkinson

If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.
- John Atkinson

I don't even know what the odds are for one kid or
one team to make it here.
Obviously, being from Canada this is their Stanley Cup -
they made it.
It's hard enough to get here and it's hard enough to advance.
- John Atkinson

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

 

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

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We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

Like at Halloween: I knew I'd arrived when I saw people
dressing up on Halloween as my character.
- Jane Badler

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar,
and if you're in television, you're lying because you're
just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.
- John Ritter

I knew that my niece was working nearby with some bank,
so my wife rang up the mother and the mother called
back to say that shes just called up to say she was alright.
- Lee Kuan Yew

Suddenly a mist fell from my eyes and I knew the way I had to take.
- Edvard Grieg

We knew it was going to be difficult to get to the moon.
We didn't know how difficult.
- Alan Bean

My most difficult thing so far, to be brutally honest,
has been to waltz as if I knew what I was doing.
- Richard Roxburgh

Pop knew absolutely nothing about pro football.
- Wellington Mara

I guess everybody saw it.
It's a deal where I'd been racing cars a long time
and I knew going around the track the fender was on the tire hard.
- Sterling Marlin

There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand
for the life of them why I would got to work on something
as unserious as baseball.
If they only knew.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

I had now made about 45 pictures, but what had I become? I knew all too well:
a phallic symbol.
All over the world I was, as a name and personality,
equated with sex.
- Errol Flynn

Understand that friends come and go,
but with a precious few you should hold on.
The older you get, the more you need the people who
knew you when you were young.
- Mary Schmich

Someone recommended that I read the Bible,
and it was then I discovered that I knew nothing about it.
- Cliff Richard

September 11 awoke us to the threat of terrorism.
It was forever bookmarked in our history as the day
when life as Americans knew it,
changed forever.
- Randy Forbes

I knew from a very young age that there was something very wrong with me.
- Patty Duke

Who hath not known ill fortune, never knew himself,
or his own virtue.
- David Mallet

We thus see that the Greeks of the early ages knew
little of any real people except those to the east
and south of their own country,
or near the coast of the Mediterranean.
- Thomas Bulfinch

When the PC was launched, people knew it was important.
- Bill Gates

Because of my background in theater and radio acting,
I knew that I could make a living as an actor.
- Casey Kasem

Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment.
Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.
- John James Audubon

First of all, it was in my contract.
I knew I would be directing an episode.
- Anthony Michael Hall

When I went back to modeling, nobody knew how to deal
with a 46-year-old model!
- Lauren Hutton

I knew it would break his heart if I didn't go into the business.
- Ida Lupino

I did not think much what I was writing them for,
except that I knew I wanted my next novel to be in
some less conventional form than straight narrative.
- Nicholas Mosley

When I left HEEP I didn't know what I wanted!
It took me a long time to adjust to life away from
the band and the only thing I knew was that I didn't
want to repeat my mistakes!
- Ken Hensley

My real father died when I was two years old,
so I never knew him.
He was a barber in Chicago.
- Donald Johanson

I don't think they knew very much about the war in Korea at all.
- Peter Scott

The society Shakespeare knew was heading for tremendous change,
and he seems to have recognized that and written about it in a coded way.
I understand those codes, I think.
- Vanessa Redgrave

But if I thought on it, I would like to be remembered
as a brother who loved his people and did everything
that I knew to fight for them,
the liberation of our people.
- Louis Farrakhan

I became a Communist because I fell in love with a
man who was a Red and entered the Army to take care of the Fascists,
and I knew it would please him if I became one.
- Karen Morley

I never gave up on country music because I knew what
I was doing was not that bad.
- Willie Nelson

But, my dear, I knew when I was a baby what I wanted to do,
and I'll tell you, kiddo, if you don't do what your heart tells you,
you'll never be real.
- Shirley Booth

Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name.
Are they all alike.
I think so.
- Gertrude Stein

I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect
his early work very much.
- Ken Hensley

We were always surrounded by people who knew us very well and cared about us.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter,
but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.
- Cat Stevens

Walt put everything he knew about communication with images into the park,
so it was very familiar.
- John Hench

I Knew why I felt at home.
The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard
as it did all over France at that time.
A country was free again.
- Audie Murphy

But the truth is, growing up in California,
we knew nothing about hockey.
- Leigh Steinberg

Deep Throat's information, and in my view,
courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
- Bob Woodward

I've always been extremely lucky in playing with great
people who knew much more than I did.
That's how I got from there to here.
- Steve Lacy

If I knew I was going to live this long,
I'd have taken better care of myself.
- Mickey Mantle

I prayed, thanking God, for making it all possible for me,
because I knew where I came from.
- Thomas Hearns


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