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Lord Mountbatten Quotes and Sayings

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Here I am in my first command - a bit dazed but feeling very grand.
- Lord Mountbatten

No one person invented Mulberry.
The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
- Lord Mountbatten

I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness,
to check my consummate vanity.
- Lord Mountbatten

Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give,
or that it exceeds your province.
- Lord Mountbatten

 

You can divide my life into two.
- Lord Mountbatten

It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever
to do a job othe than at one's best ability.
- Lord Mountbatten

It is a curious thing, but I have been right in everything
I have done and said in my life.
- Lord Mountbatten

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I suppose you can say I became an odd-job man.
- Lord Mountbatten

I liked Truman very much.
He was precise and businesslike.
After a while, it was his turn.
- Lord Mountbatten

The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions.
- Lord Mountbatten

Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress,
wa absolutely sweet and charming.
- Lord Mountbatten

What do you do if you are asked to do a job,
first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
- Lord Mountbatten

Churchill was the canny political animal,
very devious, bursting with energy and determination,
learning as hard as he could.
- Lord Mountbatten

Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten.
The real intelligence in the royal family comes through
my parents to Prince Philip and the children.
- Lord Mountbatten

I am much more intelligent than you think.
- Lord Mountbatten

My father was afraid of his father, I was afraid of my father,
and I don't see why my children shouldn't be afraid of me.
- Lord Mountbatten

My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness.
- Lord Mountbatten

In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society.
- Lord Mountbatten

Men o' war were to be a part of the fabric of my life
for the next half-century.
- Lord Mountbatten

My mother said, Don't worry abot what people think now.
Think about whether your children and grandchildren
will think you've done well.
- Lord Mountbatten

I have been driven demented in my career.
- Lord Mountbatten

The primary factor in a successful attack is speed.
- Lord Mountbatten

I was so keen to get back to sea.
I was rattled.
- Lord Mountbatten

This is the war I fear.
- Lord Mountbatten

I was born with an ability to concentrate very hard
on a job for a long time.
- Lord Mountbatten

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen PHOTO

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

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

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Here's kind of my motto - if you're not happy at home,
you're not happy anywhere else.
- Angie Harmon

Service to others is the rent you pay
for your room here on earth.
- Muhammad Ali

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

What we've got here is failure to communicate.
- the movie Cool Hand Luke

We have a great life here in Alaska,
and we're never going back to America again!
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

If Christ were here now there is one thing
he would not be - a Christian.
- Mark Twain

Why wait until you're dead,
when you can create your own Hell right here and now.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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