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John Petit-Senn Quotes and Sayings

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We tire of those pleasures we take, but never of those we give.
- John Petit-Senn

Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.
- John Petit-Senn

Let us believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves,
nor half the evil they say of others.
- John Petit-Senn

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.
- John Petit-Senn

 

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

Reinventing the wheel is sometimes the right thing,
when the result is the radial tire.
- Jonathan Gilbert

If we tire of the saints,
Shakespeare is our city of refuge.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A horse is a thing of beauty...
none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
- Xenophon

The building of the architecture of a novel -
the craft of it -
is something I never tire of.
- John Irving

Back then the cars had a trap door that we could pull
open with a chain to check our tire wear.
- Tim Flock

Private passions tire and exhaust themselves,
public ones never.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Don't tire yourself more than need be,
even at the price of founding a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
- Antonin Artaud

You will kill 10 of our men, and we will kill 1 of yours,
and in the end it will be you who tire of it.
- Ho Chi Minh

He who does not tire, tires adversity.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Painting is really good fun, I have always enjoyed it.
As long as I paint what I want with the freedom that I enjoy,
I never tire.
- John Dyer

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new.
This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb,
and to seek the mountain view.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire.
- John Webster

You must never tire fighting Satan.
- Abraham Cahan

The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes
a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar
and demand a new one in its place.
- Christopher Lasch

The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art,
because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn...
tired of common sense and civilization.
- F. L. Lucas

If you are Iraqi, you know who I am...
and you know that I do not tire.
I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these
questions because this court is illegitimate.
- Saddam Hussein

Never tire yourself more than necessary,
even if you have to found a culture on the fatigue of your bones.
- Antonin Artaud

Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.
- Laurence Sterne

It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey:
the main thing is to keep to the faith,
to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire,
to weep and press on.
- Mary Richards

I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help
when I've got to change a flat tire.
- Roy Orbison

I've lived nearby since 1981 and probably have averaged one run a week there.
That's more than 1000 repetitions, and I have yet to tire of this course.
- Joe Henderson

It's an extraordinary thing about Mozart is that you never tire of him...
he never bores me, and he doesn't...
not only bore me, that's too strong a word.
- Peter Shaffer

When your dreams tire, they go underground and out
of kindness that's where they stay.
- Libby Houston

When I saw all those other drivers, I realized that
they wanted to win that money just as much as I did.
But I didn't have to worry.
A tire came off my car and I was lucky I got it off the track.
- Buck Baker

Left to themselves, things tend to go from bad to worse.
Murphy's First Corollary If you tell the boss you were
late for work because you had a flat tire,
the next morning you will have a flat tire.
- George Edward Woodberry

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg

If you don't design your own life plan,
chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan.
And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
- Jim Rohn

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
- Will Rogers

I don't like formal gardens.
I like wild nature.
It's just the wilderness instinct in me,
I guess.
- Walt Disney

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

Every spirit makes its house,
and we can give a shrewd guess
from the house to the inhabitant.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I guess I was a mom so late in life,
my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
- Candice Bergen

My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan,
and me - I'm tan, I guess.
- Mariah Carey

The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second
guess how he is going to react to anything.
- Paul Haggis

I guess when somebody offers you a movie,
you don't say no.
That's what I've learned.
- Colleen Haskell

I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly,
but I'm not disappointed.
- Jerry Greenfield

The fact that I've achieved this so soon is just a bonus,
I guess.
Everything from now on is a bonus for me.
- Karrie Webb

I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver.
I never did have to wait tables, though,
so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft.
- Sam Waterston

If a band is really good and the chemistry is unique,
it should continue.
But I guess David is just very happy doing his solo career.
He's got a different band every time he goes out.
- Chris Frantz

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain
musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for.
- Stephen Malkmus

I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist
there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork.
- Bill Griffith

I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved.
Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view,
radically different from the last.
- George Murray

I hate that word, mature, but I guess I am growing up.
- Sheryl Crow

I have to say.
I kind of love all that stuff - those physical challenges.
I guess there will come a time when I'll get sick of it but at this stage,
I just like it all.
- Richard Roxburgh

It is, I guess, politically correct,
widely believed,
that to say that American health care is the best in the world.
It's not.
- Donald Berwick

I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star.
It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime.
- Freddie Mercury

This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++,
but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better
language than it is today.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with
has worked at something other than the subject they majored in.
I guess that' s one of the reasons for campus unrest.
- Kent McCord

I was probably just trying to be Dennis Miller,
but without the vocabulary to actually be Dennis Miller.
I guess I was just less interesting than I am now,
if I am interesting at all.
- Todd Barry

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection.
People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal
job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people,
but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston

My life off the court has changed.
I'm feeling good inside, so I guess it shows on the outside too.
- Mary Pierce

I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys
I should go to law school.
I guess I have a knack for it.
- Monica Lewinsky

Yes, it's true, I've been called the Laurence Olivier of spoofs.
I guess that would make Laurence Olivier the Leslie Nielsen of Shakespeare.
- Leslie Nielsen

And I tried it and I felt, I guess I must have been
pulled in by the red light of television and now I've been on TV since 1992.
- Star Jones

I'm not gangly; I'm very coordinated.
I do have a bit of a baby face.
But I guess that just means I'll be working longer.
- Tim Robbins

I guess, you know, if I didn't make it with the piano,
I guess I would've been the biggest bum.
- Thelonious Monk

I was always a show-off - as a kid I was never afraid
to make a fool of myself,
and I guess that's still true.
- Ann Robinson

I think, I would guess most people keep secrets.
- Beau Bridges

The artist never entirely knows.
We guess.
We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
- Agnes de Mille


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