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John Bulwer Quotes and Sayings

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It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
- John Bulwer

The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount
of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
- Henry B. Adams

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed,
when that little wisdom is its own.
- William Ralph Inge

 

It is astonishing what force, purity,
and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
- Margaret Fuller

I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge,
and, looking round with astonishing delight,
beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
- Daniel Boone

I want the reader to feel something is astonishing.
Not the 'what happens,' but the way everything happens.
These long short story fictions do that best,
for me.
- Alice Munro

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Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros.
When you come to Mexico, the astonishing thing is,
nobody wears these hats at all.
- Bruce Beresford

The priest is an immense being because he makes the
crowd believe astonishing things.
- Charles Baudelaire

Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized;
in fact,
my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their
children a good education.
- Simon van der Meer

The Shakespeare that Shakespeare became is the name
that's attached to these astonishing objects that he left behind.
- Stephen Greenblatt

I could never have conceived that I would ever get
to work in a Truffaut film.
It was astonishing to me, and still is.
I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected.
- Jacqueline Bisset

Don't you think it astonishing that,
at 58,
I am still working at improving my career?
- Placido Domingo

The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses
the gift of a whole lyric.
- James Broughton

It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for
many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
- Thomas A. Edison

Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich,
astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy,
magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking
ride along Chicago's mean streets.
- Sara Paretsky

I think the way IBM has embraced the open source philosophy
has been quite astonishing,
but gratifying.
I hope they'll do very well with it.
- Larry Wall

American families, families back home in Minnesota,
know only too well that out-of-pocket expenses for
health care have been rising at an astonishing rate.
- Jim Ramstad

Hamlet is an astonishing intelligence.
- Ben Kingsley

As somebody who's been writing about this subject for
getting on twenty years now,
it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
- Anthony Holden

The fact that someone came forward and offered $1.25
million to make a movie was astonishing.
We were also allowed to keep many of the original stage cast.
- Richard O'Brien

Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been
preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
- Orville Wright

The implication that everyone would have to accept
its judgments uncritically,
that it was a decision from which there could be no appeal,
was astonishing.
- Edwin Meese

The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.
- Frederik Pohl

It's astonishing what some women will put up with just to have a warm body.
Some of the brightest women I know are just obsessed with that search.
It's very sad.
- Judith Rossner

It is astonishing what a lot of odd minutes one can catch during the day,
if one really sets about it.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

I was fortunate enough to visit a lot of beautiful places around the world.
The most astonishing and memorable experiences were
my trips to Africa and Australia.
- Karolina Kurkova

English girls' schools to-day providing the higher education are,
so far as my knowledge goes, worthily representative
of that astonishing rise in the intellectual standards
of women which has taken place in the last half-century.
- Mary A. Ward

First of all, there was a volcano of words,
an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used
before that had never been used in the English language before.
It's astonishing.
It pours out of him.
- Stephen Greenblatt

Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity.
There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things.
All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
- Benjamin Haydon

When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet
and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing,
Ulysses isn't interested any longer.
That's very astonishing.
- Raymond Queneau

When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity,
and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing
performance and self devotion,
we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features,
by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
- John Strachan

I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance
may have an astonishing influence and,
if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker,
it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.
- Alexander Fleming

I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later,
in 65 or 66.
That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character...
Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing.
- Luc Ferrari

My father, though, could run very much faster.
It was impossible to compete with him on the grass.
But it was astonishing how slow old people were.
Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.
- Georg Brandes

What matters here are the works - finally without them
his life would be uninteresting.
What matters, that is, are the astonishing things that he left behind.
If we can get the life in relation to the works,
then it can take off.
- Stephen Greenblatt

And, as I have said, it's made me think twice about the imagination.
If the spirits aren't external, how astonishing the mediums become!
Victor Hugo said of his voices that they were like
his own mental powers multiplied by five.
- James Merrill

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

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

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer


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