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Phyllis McGinley Quotes and Sayings

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Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing,
peace is the measure.
- Phyllis McGinley

Related topics: Peace

Seventy is wormwood, Seventy is gall But its better to be seventy,
Than not alive at all.
- Phyllis McGinley

Praise is warming and desirable.
But it is an earned thing.
It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.
- Phyllis McGinley

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
- Phyllis McGinley

 

In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.
- Phyllis McGinley

Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke,
it becomes us to be grateful.
- Phyllis McGinley

Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious.
It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same.
- Phyllis McGinley

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Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime.
How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!
- Phyllis McGinley

Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated
as yesterday's triumphant Cause.
- Phyllis McGinley

Those wearing tolerance for a label call other views intolerable.
- Phyllis McGinley

Getting along with men isn't what's truly important.
The vital knowledge is how to get along with a man,
one man.
- Phyllis McGinley

A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.
- Phyllis McGinley

A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe,
she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby,
she can use her intuition instead of her brain,
but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
- Phyllis McGinley

When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts,
and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary,
Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion,
Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
- Phyllis McGinley

Sisters are always drying their hair.
Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror,
shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair,
or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
- Phyllis McGinley

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

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

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude.
Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves,
and spend without fear of bankruptcy.
- Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

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

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

One unlikelihood entertained leads a parade of innovation.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal


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