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John Raitt Quotes and Sayings

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If I can talk, I can sing.
- John Raitt

I'll sing as long as people want to hear me,
and I'll be able to sing as long as I'm alive.
- John Raitt

I like the work.
If I upped the price, I wouldn't get the work.
- John Raitt

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

 

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

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It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

What are you gonna do, talk the alien to death?
- James Cameron

My show is my statement.
What I have to say is on the screen.
My life is my own.
I don't want to talk about my private self.
Why should I?
- Flip Wilson

Because I was extremely uncomfortable talking about
sex with him at all and particularly in such a graphic way,
I told him that I did not want to talk about these subjects.
- Anita Hill

When you make as many speeches and you talk as much
as I do and you get away from the text,
it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there.
- Dan Quayle

In my position you have to read when you want to write
and to talk when you would like to read.
- Catherine II

Well, I like how people talk.
I like language.
You know, Linda Richman spoke in Yiddish.
- Mike Myers

America is ready for intelligent talk.
I am ready to bring some humanity to TV.
- John Walsh

I wish people would turn off their computers,
go outside, talk to people, touch people,
lick people, enjoy each other's company and smell each other on the rump.
- Tre Cool

Your basic person wants to talk about material culture,
internet culture.
I think about God, cats, nature.
- Billy Corgan

You've got to walk and talk with God to go to heaven...
I have the devil in me!
If I didn't have, I'd be Christian!
- Jerry Lee Lewis

The way I go about a lovemaking scene is that we will
talk about it during the rehearsing time.
- Ang Lee

Don't try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred
on Ayn Rand or any other dead person.
It can't harm the dead.
Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm.
- John McCarthy

I enjoy the Web site a lot and I like being able to talk to my readers.
I've always had a very close relationship with them.
- Anne Rice

I don't remember not dancing.
When I realized I was alive and these were my parents,
and I could walk and talk, I could dance.
- Gregory Hines

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality.
It's how true friends talk.
- Peggy Noonan

I'm guarded; I don't talk much.
- David Byrne

In all honesty, I'm not able to talk about contracts.
It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular,
it's just things I really need to take care of in my life.
- Mario Vazquez

The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children,
you don't talk about it.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children -
if you are worried about your teen and drugs,
talk to them.
- John Walters

And I always tried to be not a star.
To be someone who people like to talk to.
- Kurt Masur

We don't really talk about music that much,
to be honest with you.
It's not some I usually - I can't really talk about
other people's tracks never mind my own.
- Sean Booth

In some cases I feel like they haven't appreciated
enough that growing up doesn't mean boring and old and not full of life.
I like to talk about that also.
- Jody Watley


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