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Merry Browne Quotes and Sayings

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Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
- Merry Browne

If you want an accounting of your worth,
count your friends.
- Merry Browne

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
- Merry Browne

You know you're old when you've lost all your marvels.
- Merry Browne

 

Expect people to be better than they are;
it helps them to become better.
But don't be disappointed when they are not;
it helps them to keep trying.
- Merry Browne

People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting.
It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars
and not seeing the movie.
- Amanda Bynes

I don't come in with any preconceived ideas,
and although I will have done some preparation,
I can go which way the director wants.
- Jacqueline Bisset

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It wasn't that I was shy to go out with him,
I just didn't want people with preconceived notions
to assume anything about why we were together.
I was pretty careful for a while.
- Rose McGowan

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set
out without preconceived notions.
- Ben Stein

Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be...
we can go on a fantastic journey.
- Yahoo Serious

An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art.
An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist.
- Stephen Stills

I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music,
only because people come with preconceived ideas about
what they're going to hear,
or won't come for this reason.
- Chuck Mangione

The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively,
not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error,
not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers,
but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I don't have role models or watch much TV.
I go to awards ceremonies but often I don't even know who the people are.
I think that's good, because then you don't have preconceived ideas about them.
- Christopher Parker

The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas.
In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity,
their grandeur of design, and by that element of the
bizarre which seems inherent in them.
- Jean Cocteau

It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business
as the mainstream comic thing.
It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books -
their instant,
preconceived notions of what that means.
- Daniel Clowes

Its very sort of spontaneous and organic,
not a preconceived sort of jamming.
Now we record everything, cause sometimes you'll forget,
you know, 'what was that thing again?' So we record everything.
- Chad Smith

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran PHOTO

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

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

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

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

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The great pleasure in life is doing
what people say you cannot do.
- Walter Bagehot

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

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

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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