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P. D. James Quotes and Sayings

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It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which
occur more frequently in memory than in life.
- P. D. James

Related topics: Nature

We English are good at forgiving our enemies;
it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
- P. D. James

Human kindness is like a defective tap,
the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
- P. D. James

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give.
- P. D. James

 

There comes a time when every scientist,
even God, has to write off an experiment.
- P. D. James

What the detective story is about is not murder but
the restoration of order.
- P. D. James

I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism,
and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation
who went to war against fascism.
- P. D. James

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God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
- P. D. James

In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible
which aren't credible today,
especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out.
Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets.
- P. D. James

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen PHOTO

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

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

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

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

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

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

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Choose your life's mate carefully.
From this one decision will come
90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth
- not going all the way and not starting.
- The Buddha

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Curiosity keeps one young - in thought and in action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the secrets of life is that
all that is really worth the doing
is what we do for others.
- Lewis Carroll

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
- e. e. cummings

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein


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