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Red Skelton Quotes and Sayings

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All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
- Red Skelton

Related topics: Marriage

God's children and their happiness are my reasons for being.
- Red Skelton

Any kid will run any errand for you,
if you ask at bedtime.
- Red Skelton

Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and
look around you for happiness instead of sadness.
Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
- Red Skelton

 

Our principles are the springs of our actions.
Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery.
Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
- Red Skelton

Congress: Bingo with billions.
- Red Skelton

I'm nuts and I know it.
But so long as I make 'em laugh, they ain't going to lock me up.
- Red Skelton

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His death was the first time that Ed Wynn ever made anyone sad.
- Red Skelton

If by chance some day you're not feeling well
and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done
and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart,
then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.
- Red Skelton

I personally believe we were put here to build and not to destroy.
- Red Skelton

Exercise? I get it on the golf course.
When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
- Red Skelton

No matter what your heartache may be,
laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.
- Red Skelton

I left home because I was hungry.
- Red Skelton

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

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

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 PHOTO

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

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

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

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

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed,
for if you merely offend them, they take vengeance,
but if you injure them greatly, they are unable to retaliate,
so that the injury done to a man
ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy


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