Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Ray Conniff Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Ray Conniff from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

I tell my friends about my conversations with my father -
conversations with an artist.
- Ray Conniff

Don't make art for other artists or for 'intellectuals',
make art for people - and if you can touch just one
person in a lifetime and make a difference -
you have succeeded.
- Ray Conniff

I went to the Paradise Restaurant on 49th Street and
Broadway which was where they were playing,
and I sat in.
- Ray Conniff

I didn't get paid.
I didn't even care that I didn't get paid.
- Ray Conniff

 

If you believe in your art, and you love what you do,
that energy will go out, and people will respond.
- Ray Conniff

When I started out, all I did was play my trombone.
- Ray Conniff

I sat in at every club in New York City,
jamming with musicians, because it felt right -
and because it felt right and we were having fun -
the people dancing and sipping their drinks in the
clubs felt it too and it made them smile.
- Ray Conniff

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho PHOTO

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

For every good reason there is to lie,
there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more,
that everyone's given up.
- Ian Hislop

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money.
Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
- Martin Cruz Smith

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell,
but not the contrary of what they see.
It is above them and not contrary to them.
- Blaise Pascal

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell
in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
- Caskie Stinnett

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom;
wait until they have been married longer.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
- Yogi Berra

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

And you just gotta remember, Sparky -
no matter what they tell you - you can NEVER have too much sugar.
- the movie Michael (1996)

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
- Mark Twain

We love to be with our family and friends and I can
tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
- Julia Barr


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Ray Conniff Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.