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Rick Perry Quotes and Sayings

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Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.
- Rick Perry

The foundation for future prosperity is built on the
bedrock of good jobs and great schools.
We are building a strong foundation one job at a time
and one educated Texan at a time.
- Rick Perry

Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer,
but we are equally proud of our distinction as the
nation's leading energy innovator.
- Rick Perry

Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
- Rick Perry

 

The air we breathe, the water we drink,
and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements
in the quality of life we enjoy -
they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator.
- Rick Perry

According to a study by Achieve Incorporated,
Texas is the first state to make a college-prep curriculum
the standard coursework in high school,
starting with this year's ninth grade class.
- Rick Perry

Reforming public education, cutting property taxes,
fixing adult and child protective services and funding
our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans
engage in consensus and cooperation -
not cynicism and combat.
- Rick Perry

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Our work is before us.
It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must
not be passed to future generations.
May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity.
And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
- Rick Perry

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side
which he never shows to anybody.
- Mark Twain

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

Don't fall for looks, they can deceive.
Don't fall for wealth, in the end it fades away.
Find someone who makes you smile
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
- Anonymous

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The incestuous relationship between government and
big business thrives in the dark.
- Jack Anderson

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
- George Carlin

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms,
but which will bloom most constantly?
- Emily Bronte

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money,
and I'm going to turn on the lights.
- Suze Orman

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark
cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there.
Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales,
so is the other.
- Francis Bacon

Even colors were important to me.
If it was a somber scene, the colors were muted and dark.
If it was a happy or seductive scene,
the colors were brighter.
- Donna Mills

And then when all around grows dark,
when we feel utterly alone,
when all men right and left pass us by and know us not,
a forgotten feeling rises in the breast.
- Max Muller

These are not dark days: these are great days -
the greatest days our country has ever lived.
- Winston Churchill

We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that
nobody even dreams about.
- Sonia Braga

It's never easy with characters in these dark and grave
circumstances but that's my job.
- Patricia Clarkson

Appealing workplaces are to be avoided.
One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
- Annie Dillard

So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes,
it's also true that as a writer of books I want to
have the whole range of human emotions.
- Rick Moody

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that
they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government
as to what atomic bombs can do.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Turn up the lights.
I don't want to go home in the dark.
- O. Henry

Biologically, I'm lucky - an angular face and dark
colouring which shows up well on camera.
- Robert Carlyle

Rationalism and Newtonian science has lured us into dark woods,
but a new metaphysics can rescue us.
- Huston Smith

Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was,
that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life,
problems and terrors.
- Bill Forsyth

I'm playing dark history.
It's beyond black.
I'm dealing with the dark things of the cosmos.
- Sun Ra

Life is one long struggle in the dark.
- Lucretius

The promos with all of the beautiful women probably attracted some men,
but the mystery story line is pretty cool.
It's got that dark edge, and people will watch anything funny.
- James Denton

We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to
turn on his or her own light.
- Earl Nightingale

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning.
It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit
we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.
- Arthur Erickson

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages
to its present state of civilization.
Imagination led Columbus to discover America.
Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
- L. Frank Baum

The girl-next-door image is a sort of joke;
for years,
I couldn't get any roles other than as somebody dark.
- Felicity Kendal

A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands
as we go over the dark places of life,
cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
- Rebecca West

The more we deny that we have a dark side,
the more power it has over us.
- Sheryl Lee

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;
the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
- Plato

All cats are grey in the dark.
- Thomas Lodge

Music is there to access those dark emotional corners
that we don't normally get too close to.
- Lesley Garrett

I don't know when network executives will get out of the Dark Ages.
- Connie Chung

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse,
strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
- Immanuel Kant

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost

That and the fact that I knew that nobody was going
to publish my work at Dark Horse or DC or anywhere.
- Rob Walton

My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde.
I liked it.
Had more fun.
But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.
- Lisa Kudrow

My wife was afraid of the dark...
then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light.
- Rodney Dangerfield

The Dark Side of the Moon has flash -
the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance.
- Alan Parsons

If there is any justice in the world,
then eighties rock will never again serve to blight
humanity as it did in that dark decade!
- Vivian Campbell


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