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Mary Pickford Quotes and Sayings

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Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
- Mary Pickford

Related topics: Movies

Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter.
What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise.
I am a servant of the people.
I have never forgotten that.
- Mary Pickford

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose,
for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down,
but the staying down.
- Mary Pickford

One of the great penalties those of us who live our
lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss
of that most cherished birthright of man's,
privacy.
- Mary Pickford

 

The past cannot be changed.
The future is yet in your power.
- Mary Pickford

It would have been more logical if silent pictures
had grown out of the talkies instead of the other way around.
- Mary Pickford

I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child,
now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.
- Mary Pickford

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If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose,
for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down,
but the staying down.
- Mary Pickford

Supposing you have tried and failed again and again.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose,
for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down,
but the staying down.
- Mary Pickford

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy,
for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Rearranging furniture, adding some candles,
or making even small tweaks can really make the difference.
- Anthea Turner

If we want to build the Iraqis' confidence about our
intentions in their country,
if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism,
we must clarify our intent.
- John Conyers

I always treat each take as a rehearsal for the next take.
That way you can find stuff and keep adding and playing
until they tell me to stop.
- Martin Landau

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource,
adding color and suspense to all our life.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I'm gonna fix that last joke by taking out all the
words and adding new ones.
- Mitch Hedberg

I don't know about doing a sequel.
I think you can retroactively damage a product by adding to it.
- Simon Pegg

My training was that you fill in the canvas where it
needs colour and polishing.
You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business.
- Ron Moody

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech,
adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices.
What role does silence have in all this noise?
- Federico Fellini

Adding "just kidding" doesn't make it okay to insult the Principal.
- Nancy Cartwright

The past is our definition.
We may strive, with good reason, to escape it,
or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape
it only by adding something better to it.
- Wendell Berry

Well, we know that people in Australia love the idea
of both Impulse and Virgin Blue getting up and adding a bit of competition,
and it's fun to be able to deliver it.
- Richard Branson

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas
and inspirations from the past into the future and
adding their own creativity along the way.
- Joichi Ito

I like to be surprised.
Fresh implications and plot twists erupt as a story unfolds.
Characters develop backgrounds, adding depth and feeling.
Writing feels like exploring.
- David Brin

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object,
I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding
a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
- Eugenio Montale

But what is more, if we have succeeded in adding to
the basic understanding of our universe and ourselves,
we will have made a contribution to the totality of human culture.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline

Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value -
fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen
value and expanding or adding those that enhance value.
- Phil Condit

The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their
all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but
were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry.
- John L. Lewis

Adding functionality is not just a matter of adding code.
- Wietse Venema

My car and my adding machine understand nothing:
they are not in that line of business.
- John Searle

The most cogent reason for restricting the interference
of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power.
- John Stuart Mill

An institution or reform movement that is not selfish,
must originate in the recognition of some evil that
is adding to the sum of human suffering,
or diminishing the sum of happiness.
- Clara Barton

People who can pull you in and take you on a journey,
as opposed to simply adding flash.
Again, that feels very clinical, and I don't respond
to that the way I used to.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

Almost every scene, I re-think as I'm about to start drawing it,
and at least half of the time I'm changing dialogue or whatever,
or adding scenes or different things.
- Chester Brown

Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed
computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand,
namely, exactly nothing.
- John Searle

Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities
and adding some of your own experience.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Our ultimate goal is extensible programming (EP).
By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules,
each module adding new functionality to the system.
- Niklaus Wirth

How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have
the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.
- Terence

Contentment consist not in adding more fuel,
but in taking away some fire.
- Thomas Fuller

We must carefully consider card security solutions,
such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips,
so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy
that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards.
- Ron Lewis

From the point of the view of the nation's power,
it was obvious that while we were fighting the Sino-Japanese war,
every effort was to be made to avoid adding to our
enemies and opening additional fronts.
- Hideki Tojo

A child is beset with long traditions.
And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding
of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back -
it is already so far.
- Alice Meynell

But I definitely see us playing a major role in St.
Louis in the years to come.
We already provide service to 95 percent of the markets St.
Louis travelers visit the most.
And we're adding capacity in some of the most important markets.
- Gerard Arpey

The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it.
The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion.
The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other.
- John Carmack

I may find something that looks interesting and then
go on to alter the recipe by adding spices,
things of my own.
I also look for time-saving recipes,
dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.
- Paul Lynde

After adding trillions to the debt on big-government
policies most Americans didn't ask for and which we couldn't afford,
Democratic leaders say they need more money,
which they intend to take from small business,
even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs.
- Mitch McConnell

The historical experience of socialist countries has
sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away
with alienation but rather increases it,
adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
- Pope John Paul II

I thought it was possible that O.J.
could have done something.
It crossed my mind.
I was thinking about the events of everything and going,
Why did I hear that? I was going, No,
it can't be, and just all that stuff was adding up.
- Kato Kaelin

Illegal immigration is crisis for our country.
It is an open door for drugs, criminals,
and potential terrorists to enter our country.
It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial,
healthcare, and education systems.
- Timothy Murphy

There is already a mountain of evidence that Saddam
Hussein is gathering weapons for the purpose of using them.
And adding additional information is like adding a foot to Mount Everest.
- Ari Fleischer

My stuff was more of a folk coffeehouse thing,
with more acoustic guitar, just me doing a single,
and then adding on instruments and voices,
with emphasis on lyrics and singing and light kind of acoustic jazz.
- Dan Hicks

Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions
my eye took in at heightened moments.
I painted only memories, adding nothing,
no details that I did not see.
Hence the simplicity of the paintings,
their emptiness.
- Edvard Munch

A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together,
adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final,
it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
- David Herbert Lawrence

On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard,
adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it
and support it and give him on all occasions of the
marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father.
- Henry Benedict Stuart

What we are effectively doing, I say this to the young
people of America whom my colleagues represent,
is leaving our children and grandchildren the tab for fighting a war,
letting them pay for the lion's share of it by simply
adding it to the national debt.
- John Spratt

It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business,
as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with,
adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil.
I use as little oil as I can possibly help,
and that's my method.
- Edward Hopper

I've got a collection of songs that I've had,
I keep adding to and they're all great American composers.
I wanted to showcase American composers and I've done
that on a lot of my records and played things by American
composers that I really respect.
- Charlie Haden

Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by
the very condition of humanity,
and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life,
we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating
the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
- Joseph Addison

I think that practising the law, particularly litigation,
and particularly in Glasgow, has always been difficult
enough without adding to it by having problems with
professional colleagues or former colleagues.
- Len G. Murray

I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel
to the flames of hatred and passion which,
if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever
is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe.
- Eamon de Valera

I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build,
keeping the integrity of the song in the music and
really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment
my voice and to compliment the song.
- Deborah Cox

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world.
Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak.
Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor,
and your picture begins to lighten up.
- Allen Klein

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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