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John Wilkes Booth Quotes and Sayings

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Tell mother, tell mother, I died for my country...
useless...
useless.
- John Wilkes Booth

I have too great a soul to die like a criminal.
- John Wilkes Booth

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho PHOTO

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

 

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
- Alfred Austin

For every good reason there is to lie,
there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett

Being powerful is like being a lady.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced
so they won't think something's wrong with me.
- Elayne Boosler

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
- Mark Twain

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

We love to be with our family and friends and I can
tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
- Julia Barr

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom;
wait until they have been married longer.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a
judge that Nixon wants back.
- William O. Douglas

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell,
but not the contrary of what they see.
It is above them and not contrary to them.
- Blaise Pascal

The best comfort I could offer
was to just let her tell her story.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball.
I'll tell you what I do.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
- Rogers Hornsby

I married the first man I ever kissed.
When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

If you ask me what I came into this life to do,
I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
- Emile Zola

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his
way of eating jellybeans.
- Ronald Reagan

I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

An intellectual is a man
who takes more words than necessary
to tell more than he knows.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.
My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
- Louis Pasteur


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