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Patton Oswalt Quotes and Sayings

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I think I realized it was an art form at the beginning,
but it took me a really long time before I was able
to view what I was performing myself as an art form.
- Patton Oswalt

If you hit a midget on the head with a stick,
he turns into 40 gold coins.
- Patton Oswalt

90% of every art form is garbage - dance and stand-up,
painting and music.
Focus on the 10% that's good, suck it up,
and drive on.
- Patton Oswalt

I mean, all alternative comedy is are comedians that
have being doing it for so long,
for so long, that they were relaxed enough to start
becoming personal on stage.
- Patton Oswalt

 

I've hung out in the writer's room a few times,
but the fact is we've got such a good writing staff,
I don't want to get my peanut butter fingerprints on anything.
- Patton Oswalt

I have to drink this much to be as unfunny as you.
- Patton Oswalt

I mean, the death in the late eighties and early nineties
really shook out a lot of hacks.
The pond just sort of dried up for a lot of really bad comedians.
- Patton Oswalt

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George Bush is not stupid.
He's evil.
OK? There's a huge difference between stupid and evil.
- Patton Oswalt

I hate all sidekicks.
- Patton Oswalt

Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties
where I really began to hate what was valued as funny
and just sort of what was valued in stand-up,
period.
- Patton Oswalt

I'm not familiar with the metric system.
- Patton Oswalt

I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year.
I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring.
We'll see.
- Patton Oswalt

I think right now is the best time for stand-up,
ever.
I sincerely do.
- Patton Oswalt

It's like our country is being run by a bunch of bad
alcoholic dads right now.
- Patton Oswalt

I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors
to beat it out if me with steel pipes.
- Patton Oswalt

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha 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

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino PHOTO

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank PHOTO

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

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

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

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

The world is more malleable than you think
and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
- Bono

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

I cannot teach anybody anything.
I can only make them think.
- Socrates

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To change who you are,
change who you think you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They can because they think they can.
- Virgil

Whether you think you can,
or think you can't,
you're right.
- Henry Ford

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt


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