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Marya Mannes Quotes and Sayings

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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

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It is not enough to show people how to live better:
there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers
of communication to show people how to be better.
- Marya Mannes

I don't think the advertisers have any real idea of
their power not only to reflect but to mold society.
- Marya Mannes

All really great lovers are articulate,
and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

 

Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak,
and learn to leave them so.
- Marya Mannes

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will,
in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their
presence we are diminishing our future.
- Marya Mannes

In aid, the proper attitude is one omitting gratitude.
- Marya Mannes

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All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction
is the surest road to actual seduction.
- Marya Mannes

In our society those who are in reality superior in
intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only
if they pretend they are not.
- Marya Mannes

The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so.
- Marya Mannes

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are,
and if it is good, it is better than your youth.
- Marya Mannes

It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere.
- Marya Mannes

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle
in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier.
- Marya Mannes

Women are repeatedly accused of taking things personally.
I cannot see any other honest way of taking them.
- Marya Mannes

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams,
an intensity of expectation that, in the end,
diminishes the reality.
- Marya Mannes

Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
- Marya Mannes

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability
to control their emotions by the application of reason.
- Marya Mannes

For every five well-adjusted and smoothly functioning Americans,
there are two who never had the chance to discover themselves.
It may well be because they have never been alone with themselves.
- Marya Mannes

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional PHOTO

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

I really have the American dream licked.
- Ted Nugent

There is no excuse for this administration shielding
information about Iraq and the fact that we have great
difficulties there from the American people.
- Jay Inslee

I applied to American Repertory School up at Harvard at got in.
- Ajay Naidu

Our program for American GIs can be heard at 1630 hours.
- Hanoi Hannah

The great American novel has not only already been written,
it has already been rejected.
- W. Somerset Maugham

There are so many things about playing football that
seem to me uniquely American.
Anybody can succeed, anybody can play,
but you've got to work hard to do it.
- Dean Cain

I am convinced that the stratigraphic method will in
the future enable archaeology to throw far more light
on the history of American culture than it has done in the past.
- Edward Sapir

American families be warned, if the White House doesn't send your jobs overseas,
they'll send your kids.
- Joe Baca

But the deep desire for peace remained with the American people.
- Paul Robeson

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

African American children can't be educationally disadvantaged
for 12 years and then experience a miracle cure when
it comes time for admission into college.
- Chaka Fattah

If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American
people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities,
the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
- Corrine Brown

The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me.
From now on, American Christianity must follow me.
- Sun Myung Moon

The US military still blames the media for stories
and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
- Bruce Jackson

The great and admirable strength of America consists in this,
that America is truly the American people.
- Jacques Maritain

The death of JFK to the resignation of Richard Nixon
marked a great turning point in American life.
- Pierre Salinger


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