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Richard Williams Quotes and Sayings

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We're from the ghetto.
Venus is a ghetto Cinderella.
People from the ghetto don't get nervous.
- Richard Williams

These players are prima donnas.
They need to educate themselves so they don't make such stupid remarks.
- Richard Williams

All my life I've been waiting for this,
and now it can happen.
A Williams is going to win.
- Richard Williams

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle
Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
- Anzia Yezierska

 

Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before,
but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw
ghetto that he was very strong and private.
- Francesca Annis

The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto.
My parents helped direct my path.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto
and the Jewish badge of shame.
The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know-how.
- Lionel Blue

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Now we just showin' and provin' that there's a ghetto everywhere you go.
- Method Man

Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major
drivers and has been from the very beginning.
- Rem Koolhaas

You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto.
- Klaus Kinski

I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto.
- Diana Ross

If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by
the hand that pushes him into the ghetto,
he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto.
- Carter G. Woodson

In the Ghetto, I'd been trying to write for years.
- Mac Davis

How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat?
- Suge Knight

Because I'm a young black man driving a really nice,
expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I'm rolling
through a ghetto neighbourhood.
- Coolio

I'm enjoying the money, the big house,
the cars; what ghetto kid wouldn't?
- O. J. Simpson

There's so little money in my bank account,
my scenic checks show a ghetto.
- Phyllis Diller

It's also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto,
I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer
ghetto and moving out into the world more.
- Rick Moody

I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good.
I think of myself as somebody who from an early age
knew I was responsible for myself,
and I had to make good.
- Oprah Winfrey

I think there's an element where people get very comfortable in their ghetto.
Which is fair enough.
- Neil Tennant

'Be faithful to your roots' is the liberal version
of 'Stay in your ghetto.'
- Mason Cooley

Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I'm just a booty star.
- Richard Pryor

I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
- Bob Cousy

You see, I was born in the slums, that was before the ghetto.
The ghetto was kind of refined; the slums was right there on the ground.
- Della Reese

I didn't say I wouldn't go into ghetto areas.
I've been in many of them and to some extent I would say this;
if you've seen one city slum,
you've seen them all.
- Spiro T. Agnew

My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist.
I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family.
From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my
family to complete high school,
let alone go to college.
- Philip Zimbardo

One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism
is that up to now there has been no national organization
which could speak to the growing militancy of young
black people in the urban ghetto.
- Stokely Carmichael

Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing,
the local council, and they deliberately located people
in a ghetto situation in order to ensure that they maintained control.
- John Hume

A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame,
invisibility and four centuries of humiliation.
But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze,
friendly, almost gentle.
- Jean Genet

We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression,
and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America -
every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster,
black and white, in America too.
- Quincy Jones

This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto,
then, must not be confined to matters of religion,
education, and social uplift; it must deal with such
fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
- Carter G. Woodson

I'm playing a very strong character,
it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto.
I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type
training that's getting me fit.
- Sadie Frost

The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto
into the heart of suburbia.
The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do,
in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court
could only write on the books.
- Eldridge Cleaver

I am pleased now that I have lived in a gay as well as a religious ghetto,
though it hasn't been very comfortable.
Taken together, their limitations cancel each other
out and I have seen the world more kindly and more honestly.
- Lionel Blue

We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue,
because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto.
I think that it's a real shame that people become restricted
by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality.
- Neil Tennant

There should be a moral principle there that says,
let's green the ghetto first.
Let's go to those communities where they have the least
ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help,
make sure they get that support.
And give the young people standing on those corners
the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick
up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution.
- Van Jones

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet
when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
- Anonymous

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with the world is not
that people know too little,
but that they know so many things that ain't so.
- Mark Twain

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

You know, it takes two to get one in trouble.
- the movie She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Love is the self-delusion we manufacture to justify
the trouble we take to have sex.
- Daniel S. Greenberg

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
- Ogden Nash

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win,
you're still a rat.
- Lily Tomlin

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery

The trouble with law is lawyers.
- Clarence Darrow

You don't help people in your poems.
I've been trying to help people all my life -
that's my trouble.
- Charles Olson

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
- Martin Mull

When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.
- Guy Lafleur

I love those who can smile in trouble,
who can gather strength from distress,
and grow brave by reflection.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Every government is a parliament of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy, the whores are us.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Do not trouble yourself much
to get new things, whether clothes or friends...
Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
- Henry David Thoreau

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom;
and he that increaseth his riches,
increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure,
and trouble findeth it not.
- Akhenaton

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health
of the body is that it is so difficult to do without
destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble,
delegate; when in charge, ponder.
- James H. Boren

All marriages are happy.
It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
- Raymond Hull


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