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Peter Scott Quotes and Sayings

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But it seemed to me that the American way of doing
things was to obliterate a complete area,
without really knowing exactly what was there and where they were.
- Peter Scott

Certainly the Australians were buried in Korea.
But I think that from Vietnam on, all the killed were
brought home to America or to Australia,
in our case.
- Peter Scott

They were all famous and fantastic fellows.
- Peter Scott

I've always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high,
but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle.
- Peter Scott

 

I don't think they knew very much about the war in Korea at all.
- Peter Scott

You'd go to a Pakistani party and the men and women
would go in at the front door and the women would go
to the right and the men would go to the left,
and that was the last that we'd see of them until we were coming home.
- Peter Scott

The battalion, the whole battalion was affected by
the two killed just within a week of being there,
and I think that that pulled everybody up to make them
realise that this was a very serious business.
- Peter Scott

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I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured
during training for Korea.
In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won,
and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months.
- Peter Scott

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

A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things.
In physical terms, I move through them;
yet in metaphysical ones,
they seem to move through me.
- John Fowles

Why has it seemed that the only way to protect the
environment is with heavy-handed government regulation?
- Gale Norton

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

I went for an outrageous form of expressing myself.
It seemed to be a way that I could make my name and
show that I was somebody.
- Dee Snider

Trying to break into the horror market seemed natural.
- George Stephen

I worked with Steven Spielberg on Amistad...
he seemed so very secure in himself that he let me do things.
- Anthony Hopkins

It occurred to me that I just didn't see how I could
go ahead and continue to eat meat.
It just seemed so...
cannibalistic to me.
And so, I'm a vegetarian, and I have been ever since.
- Alice Paul

Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training.
It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself.
Because that's my job.
It's no one else's.
- Mariel Hemingway

So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately
obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling,
struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.
- Ted Nelson

Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career.
And my accent was no helping me any.
- Desi Arnaz

The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground,
seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
- Henry Walter Bates

The whole wood seemed running now, running hard,
hunting, chasing, closing in round something or -
somebody? In panic,
he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.
- Kenneth Grahame

Boulez seemed to me to be a guy who wrote laws.
Like a company lawyer.
- Luc Ferrari

The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise.
Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission,
it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
- A. E. van Vogt

Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail,
and the terror that you'll never find it,
seemed a perfect metaphor for life.
- Jeanette Winterson

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

The moment seemed right to me for a full and,
if possible, authoritative portrait of the life and
character of the Prince of Wales.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to
get the job done was a marvelous motivator.
The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head,
and off I went.
- Laura Hillenbrand

I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter,
the sound of which has always seemed to me the most
civilised music in the world.
- Peter Ustinov

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
- John Cheever

We just wrote songs that seemed good to us.
We wrote the album in like two weeks.
We could have had more time, but we accomplished what
we needed to in the two weeks.
- Travis Barker

There seemed to be endless obstacles...
it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear.
- Marion Milner

To decide to become a philosopher seemed as foolish
to me as to decide to become a poet.
- Karl Jaspers

With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth
century it seemed that the stage was set for the last
act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama.
- Ralph A. Cram

Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker seemed so sophisticated and bad.
I wanted to be like that.
- Carla Bley

England was incredibly dull and everything exciting seemed to be in America.
- Gerald Scarfe

The longer we were in it, the smaller it seemed to get.
- William Beebe

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers.
Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
- Lawrence Welk

I can't play bridge.
I don't play tennis.
All those things that people learn, and I admire,
there hasn't seemed time for.
But what there is time for is looking out the window.
- Alice Munro

I came into music just because I wanted the bread.
It's true.
I looked around and this seemed like the only way I
was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.
- Mick Jagger

Well, an actor is an actor is actor,
to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work,
to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like
an appealing concept to me.
- Walter Koenig

Through perseverance many people win success out of
what seemed destined to be certain failure.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I mean, Emily Harris was his wife.
And she seemed to resent his leadership,
but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier,
that he had to be the leader.
- Patty Hearst

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me
at the time a lack of success,
to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
- Calvin Coolidge

I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968.
I simply trained for the moment.
I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete.
It always seemed to evolve.
- Dick Fosbury

Thus it seemed to Haeckel that such simple life could
easily be produced from inanimate material.
- Michael Behe

When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling,
because it seemed so silly because it felt like we
were doing a home movie at times.
- Illeana Douglas

I always seemed to disappoint them.
They expected me to be different than Henry or exactly like Henry.
I was neither.
- Peter Fonda

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing
mankind today can be solved with means and methods
which were applied or seemed to work in the past.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

You realize that the first Bryan Ferry album was pretty
good although at the time it seemed a bit cheesy.
- Robyn Hitchcock

Every radish I ever pulled up seemed to have a mortgage attached to it.
- Ed Wynn

It seemed ironic that Lowell Levine and I,
who were both Jewish, were going over to identify the
remains of a man who was so anti-Semitic.
- Michael Baden

I went into photography because it seemed like the
perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today's existence.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Of course there will be disappointments and the way
will not always be as I expected it.
But if it seemed easy, then that would be the time
to worry that I am on the wrong path.
- Anne Perry

Yes, living voices in a living language,
so it seemed to us.
- Robert Fitzgerald

I have been driven many times to my knees
by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go.
My own wisdom, and that of all about me,
seemed insufficient for the day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Setting my mind on a musical instrument was like falling in love.
All the world seemed bright and changed.
- William Christopher Handy

Man, it seemed, had been created to jab the life out of Germans.
- Siegfried Sassoon

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness,
an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be
increasing rather than decreasing.
- Nick Clooney

Nowhere so busy a man as he than he,
and yet he seemed busier than he was.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

The idea of licking stamps seemed great fun for me.
- Moon Unit Zappa

It seemed sensible to move to a market town where I could walk everywhere.
- Mary Wesley

The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism,
etc.
It seemed pointless to argue.
We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
- George Oppen

Well, you know, I mean, I first did my live shows in
the late 70's and in those days I had a boatload of
equipment that always seemed to be going wrong.
- Thomas Dolby

It seemed to me...
that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops,
and I would like to make the lead character,
rather than a single person, a squad of cops.
- Evan Hunter

I've become impossible, holding on to when everything seemed to matter more.
- Trent Reznor

Hot water is my native element.
I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.
- Edith Sitwell


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