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Richard Lamm Quotes and Sayings

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He didn't work for money.
He worked because he loved kids and education.
- Richard Lamm

Amnesty is a big billboard, a flashing billboard,
to the rest of the world that we don't really mean our immigration law.
- Richard Lamm

Politics, like theater, is one of those things where
you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave.
- Richard Lamm

Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they
want and adults pay for it.
Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want -
and their kids pay for it.
- Richard Lamm

 

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain PHOTO

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

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Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

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

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Disneyland is a work of love.
We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
- Walt Disney

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
- Yoko Ono

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why
the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
- Laurence J. Peter

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
so I had to beat them with my mind.
- Martina Hingis

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old.
He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
- Isla Fisher

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

My mom's a Catholic, and my dad's a Jew,
and they didn't want anything to do with anything.
- Isabelle Huppert

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

The earth is like a spaceship
that didn't come with an operating manual.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people
couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
- Satchel Paige

I did my homework and didn't go out much,
and had a very highly developed kitsch fantasy life
where I dreamed of being a dancing girl.
- Emily Mortimer

He's very concealed, Polanski.
We became very close friends, but I don't think I ever saw him drop his guard.
I didn't see him upset or anything like that,
we just did the work.
- Ronald Harwood

I didn't really choose to write; I more or less fell into it.
- Anne Tyler

It was by design that we mostly used pictures that
you could not necessarily see what was going on,
and that didn't really focus in on the band,
but instead focused in on a theme.
- Mike McCready

I didn't mind if they yelled at me, but when they came on the field,
it was a different story.
- Jimmy Piersall

I knew I wasn't a baseball writer.
I was scared to death.
I really was afraid to talk to players,
and I didn't want to go into the press box because
I thought I was faking it.
- Roger Angell

I didn't know anything about writing a screenplay,
but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay.
- Kate DiCamillo

I had been a kid that moved so much,
I didn't have a lot of friends.
Theater really represented camaraderie.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I didn't say I was that smart, I said I went to class
and I enjoyed what I was doing.
- Willie Mays

Life on the road can get a little one-dimensional.
I didn't want to reach 40 and have to say all I'd done
was look out the window of a tour bus and get drunk.
- Bruce Dickinson

I had to make a drastic change at Sun Records and I
didn't really appreciate country music until I went there.
- Charlie Rich

President Bush in his inaugural address talked about
bringing freedom to countries that don't have it.
He didn't specify how.
- Barbara Boxer

I wish we didn't have to tell this story.
- Andy Garcia

I didn't go to university.
Didn't even finish A-levels.
But I have sympathy for those who did.
- Terry Prachett

That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made.
I didn't have any idea how famous it would become -
to start with,
I didn't even realise I'd made it at all.
- Gordon Banks

We're in a new world.
We're in a world in which the possibility of terrorism,
married up with technology, could make us very,
very sorry that we didn't act.
- Condoleezza Rice

I will say we now, in the polling in Wisconsin,
much different than many other races,
the public didn't perceive that we were getting a fair shake from the media.
- Scott McCallum


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