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John Phillips Marquand Quotes and Sayings

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It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest,
hard-working ancestry.
- John Phillips Marquand

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when
the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct
proportion with the years.
- John Phillips Marquand

His father watched him across the gulf of years and
pathos which always must divide a father from his son.
- John Phillips Marquand

I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments.
- John Phillips Marquand

 

When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life.
I live in the present at the same time that I live
in the past with my characters.
It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
- John Phillips Marquand

Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
- Amelia Earhart

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

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Persevere in moving toward highly worthwhile but difficult goals.
In smaller issues, take an easier course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love doesn't make the world go 'round,
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
- Franklin P. Jones

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined,
worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer

I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love.
And they pay me for it.
- Edgar Winter

Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us.
- Earl Nightingale

There are times when what's happening in rock is the best music in the world,
and there are times when there is nothing worthwhile at all.
- Carla Bley

There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose.
Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death.
It simply made danger and death worthwhile.
- H. G. Wells

This job certainly doesn't win you a huge amount of friends,
I accept that, but it is very enjoyable,
and deep down I think it's probably quite a worthwhile job.
- Ian Hislop

Nothing matters but the writing.
There has been nothing else worthwhile...
a stain upon the silence.
- Samuel Beckett

Love doesn't make the word go 'round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
- Franklin P. Jones

Adventure is worthwhile.
- Aesop

I've managed to dodge the curse.
Not all my family have.
Of course, music helped me - music is all about civilization,
about something worthwhile.
It's all about ideas.
- Gordon Getty

Seems like God don't see fit to give the black man nothing but dreams -
but He did give us children to make them dreams seem worthwhile.
- Lorraine Hansberry

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that
nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
- Brian Tracy

I actually think there's a potential,
a crazy potential, that network TV could become something valuable and worthwhile,
just because of fear on the part of the networks.
- Bob Odenkirk

Fiction has a unique role in conveying Truth.
In fact, only fiction that is Truth with a capital T is worthwhile.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Everything worthwhile, everything of any value,
has its price.
Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
- Loretta Young

I have tried to keep on with my striving because this
is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
- Arthur Ashe

And takin' a bath in the creek.
That's the stuff that really made it worthwhile.
Anybody can stay in a motel.
- Chris LeDoux

And last, it may be worthwhile trying to hang something
beyond the partial wall because some of the pictures
do very well in a confined space.
- Mark Rothko

Now I'm starting, relatively, to think straight again.
I live one day at a time, one hour at a time.
What makes it all worthwhile is my children.
- Paula Yates

The essence of life is finding something you really
love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
- Denis Waitley

No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect;
if it is right,
it will be simple in retrospect.
- Edward Teller

Our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never,
or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political
or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union.
- Aldrich Ames

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life,
you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
- Brian Tracy

I found that our Soviet espionage efforts had virtually never,
or had very seldom, produced any worthwhile political
or economic intelligence on the Soviet Union.
- Aldrich Ames

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile,
and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
- Lou Holtz

It hardly seems worthwhile to point out the shortsightedness
of those practitioners who would have us believe that
the form of the poem is merely its shape.
- Mark Strand

Kant introduced the concept of the negative into philosophy.
Would it not also be worthwhile to try to introduce
the concept of the positive into philosophy?
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction
with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession
of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
- Meir Kahane

People are not going to care about animal conservation
unless they think that animals are worthwhile.
- David Attenborough

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big,
worthwhile things.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out -
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert Service

So, I don't know what is going to happen when the CD comes out,
how well it will sell, etc.
But, from a personal point of view, it was a very worthwhile endeavor.
- Geddy Lee

There is an integrity to INXS, in the music,
that makes it worthwhile.
- Michael Hutchence

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary
to a worthwhile achievement.
- Henry Ford

I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work.
Not only will he never be satisfied,
but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.
- Walter Chrysler

Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary.
Choosing a school, choosing a career,
getting married, having kids -
all those things are scary.
If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile.
- Paul Tornier

Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile,
I caught hell for.
- Earl Warren

All is worthwhile if the soul is not small.
- Fernando Pessoa

Shows were very different then - even as the headliner
we did a very short set by today's standards and sound
systems were really primitive.
But the girls made it all worthwhile!
- Peter Asher

What do you do with what you're given,
and how do you transform it into something worthwhile?
- Donald Fagen

To share our stories is not only a worthwhile endeavor for the storyteller,
but for those who hear our stories and feel less alone because of it.
- Joyce Maynard

Winning isn't worthwhile unless one has something finer and nobler behind it.
- Amos A. Stagg

The trick of making movies in this culture is how to
not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made -
and that's a tricky balance.
- Alex Winter

Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed.
Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.
- Dean Kamen

It's easy to imagine ways the future can be ugly and depressing.
It's harder, but more worthwhile, to imagine plausible
ways we can make it better.
- Stanley Schmidt

Everything is difficult, and everything worthwhile is difficult.
A certain need, a need not unlike Mickey had:
to know,
to understand, and I had that need to understand and to know.
- Harvey Keitel

I also believe that writing becomes worthwhile and
vitalized only through a full and exciting life.
- Esther Forbes

Only as long as a company can produce a desired,
worthwhile, and needed product or service,
and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed.
- Curtis Carlson

Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.
- Derek Walcott

The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable;
foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to
withdraw from the contest.
- Steven Brust

If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition,
it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world,
and it stands in danger of being exterminated.
- Carter G. Woodson

I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts,
I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films
that have something to say.
- Tyrone Power

Love may not make the world go round,
but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
- Sean Connery

This terrifying world is not devoid of charms,
of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
- Wislawa Szymborska

Leaders are made, they are not born.
They are made by hard effort, which is the price which
all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
- Vince Lombardi

With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty,
there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

It is not necessarily true that expensive experiments
are not worthwhile doing but there are plenty of rather
cheap experiments which are certainly worth doing.
- Martin Fleischmann

There's nothing so rewarding as to make people realize
they are worthwhile in this world.
- Bob Anderson

All have disappointments, all have times when it isn't worthwhile.
- John H. Johnson

I dropped the script in the fireplace,
called my agent and said, they can jail me,
sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
- Piper Laurie

A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile,
even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be.
- Mark Strand

I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time.
I never have.
And it's a relief.
If I'm walking around a desert or whatever,
every second is worthwhile.
- Viggo Mortensen

I like to think the movies that I've picked have something worthwhile to say.
Something relevant.
- Mark Ruffalo


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