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Otis Williams Quotes and Sayings

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I'm the glue that holds everything together.
- Otis Williams

We've been performing with symphonies all of our career
and it sounds so wonderful when they play 'My Girl'
with the large string section,
I want to turn around and look.
- Otis Williams

The Temptations still stand today, not in spite of those who left us,
but because of them.
- Otis Williams

Bill Mitchell said he really liked it.
But when he asked the other four their opinions,
we all took one look at ourselves in our raggedy long
winter coats and cracked up.
We knew we weren't likely to tempt anyone or anything,
but what the hell, it was as good a name as any.
- Otis Williams

 

I've learned over the years that people are human and have mood swings,
regardless of how talented they are.
Today, I'm looking at life from a realistic point of
view instead of the way I would want things to be.
- Otis Williams

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue.
If we have enough friends, we may go on for years,
intending to leave, talking about leaving -
instead of actually getting up and leaving.
- Erica Jong

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I was reading a book...
'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down.
- Tim Vine

I've grown this mustache which saves me from having
to glue on one every day in the heat.
- Keith Carradine

The point is, how do you know the Guarantee Fairy isn't a crazy glue sniffer.
- Chris Farley

What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve:
The sure,
sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.
- Robert Herrick

When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces
of paper and ink and glue -
you sell him a whole new life.
- Christopher Morley

They would glue the wig to the front of my forehead,
and after a while it would give me a headache.
- Cesar Romero

Truth is the glue that holds government together.
- Gerald R. Ford

Man is born broken.
He lives by mending.
The grace of God is glue.
- Eugene O'Neill

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments
and glue them together again and tell myself that the
mended whole was as good as new.
What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember
it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken
places as long as I lived.
- Margaret Mitchell

Basically, they had asked me if I would shave my head or wear a bald cap.
I said look, if you are doing a series for five years
I would want to shave my hair because I would go bald
with all the gum and glue from the bald cap.
- Persis Khambatta

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us holds a different image of God.
There are as many perspectives on
the nature of God as there are people.
However much any of us may choose to argue,
or to fight and kill, for our point of view,
the nature of God is an unanswerable question.
Perhaps there is a specific answer,
that we will never learn - in this lifetime.
Perhaps the nature of God is so complex and multifaceted
that each view of God describes an aspect of the complex whole.
Or perhaps the nature of God is actually defined by our beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds
the other team below 100 points they almost always win.
- Doug Collins

The only faith that wears well and holds its color
in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction
and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
- James Russell Lowell

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed,
but while it holds good
it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

And what holds good of verse holds infinitely better in respect to prose.
- James Payn

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together.
- Max Eastman

It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement
that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe.
Don't worry, be happy.
Everything is fine.
- Paul Tsongas

Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
- Frank Moore Colby

A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
- Harry S. Truman

Virtually every civilized society today holds sacred
the right to peaceably bury their dead.
- Mike Schmidt

To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms,
she speaks A various language.
- William C. Bryant

A hero holds purposes appropriate to man and is,
therefore, a thinker.
- Andrew Bernstein

I think everyone holds back.
I am always censoring myself and I'm sorry about it.
But I always have to consider whether my remarks might cause someone pain.
- John Hall

A good heavy book holds you down.
It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic.
- Roy Blount, Jr.

Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy.
- Tim Bishop

My belt holds my pants up, but the belt loops hold my belt up.
I don't really know what's happening down there.
Who is the real hero?
- Mitch Hedberg

He's going to be around a long, long time,
if his body holds up.
That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play.
A lot of guys can't handle it.
But it looks like he can.
- Jack Nicklaus

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

In Europe it is particularly important that we build
good relations to everyone who holds political responsibility
because Europe can only be build together.
- Angela Merkel

We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom,
morality or right to power, but that we must fight
for the weak and promote democracy.
- Joe Baca

The church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy.
- William P. Leahy

I don't care how good a song is - if it holds back the storyline,
stalls the plot, your audience will reject it.
- Dorothy Fields

Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the
right measure of himself,
and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
- Peter Latham

They have learned that resistance is actually possible.
The holds are beginning to slip away.
- George Jackson

Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed.
He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat,
in the process of winning the race.
- Joseph Barbera

In the rush for justice it is important not to lose
sight of principles the country holds dear.
- Kofi Annan

Prayer holds together the shattered fragments of the creation.
It makes history possible.
- Jacques Ellul

The more chaos there is, the more science holds on
to abstract systems of control,
and the more chaos is engendered.
- William Irwin Thompson

Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not
some influence upon the actions of him who holds it.
- William Kingdon Clifford

I believe that no man who holds a leader's position
should ever accept favors from either side.
He is then committed to show favors.
A leader must stand alone.
- Mother Jones

The only thing that white people have that black people need,
or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever.
- James A. Baldwin

I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether
electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives.
It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered.
- Tom Hayden

I've got two young kids.
I don't know what the future holds.
- Robbie Coltrane

The world must know that America holds to the highest
standards of military conduct and human rights protections.
Anything less is unacceptable.
- Barbara Mikulski

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

A theater person should know what holds an audience and what does not.
- Robert Ludlum

Love.
It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a
lot of mushy stuff about love,
but frankly it's a very very important part of what
holds our project together.
- Jimmy Wales

It still holds true that man is most uniquely human
when he turns obstacles into opportunities.
- Eric Hoffer

She's a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together.
- Neil Tennant

There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety,
an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character
and holds himself away from the rest of us.
- Maria Bello

Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name.
- Dylan Thomas

Salt is a preservative.
It really holds flavor.
For example, if you chop up some fresh herbs,
or even just garlic, the salt will extract the moisture and preserve the flavor.
- Sally Schneider

You're not allowed to give yourself a nickname.
This holds true in life as well as in poker.
- Richard Roeper

I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more
soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.
- Heywood Broun

Man is made or unmade by himself.
By the right choice he ascends.
As a being of power, intelligence, and love,
and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
- James Allen


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