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Robert M. Parker, Jr. Quotes and Sayings

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My personal philosophy is, you can be sure of nothing.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Fettuccine Alfredo is dangerous for your health.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Part of life is to live it, and enjoy it,
and seize the moments that you find particularly pleasing.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I've always followed the rule that anything worth doing
is worth doing excessively.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

 

These are the people who do studies that your carry-out
Chinese meals are saturated in fat.
I'd just like to meet them!
I mean, what do they do for pleasure?
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I'm a common-sense kind of guy.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

No sane man can afford to dispense with debilitating pleasures;
no ascetic can be considered reliably sane.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

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The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I'm an anti-industrial kind of guy.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I believe that the responsibility of the winemaker
is to take that fruit and get it into the bottle as
the most natural and purest expression of that vineyard,
of the grape varietal or blend, and of the vintage.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

When I put my nose in a glass, it's like tunnel vision.
I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone,
and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

Personal importance, or taking things personally,
is the maximum expression of selfishness
because we make the assumption that everything is about me.
- don Miguel Ruiz

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have a social mask, right?
We put it on, we go out, put our
best foot forward, our best image.
But behind that social mask is a personal truth,
what we really, really believe
about who we are and what we're capable of.
- Phil McGraw

I know, to banish anger altogether
from one's breast is a difficult task.
It cannot be achieved through pure personal effort.
It can be done only by God's grace.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I put aside personal preferences and step forward to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

Personal transformation can and does have global effects.
As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us.
The revolution that will save the world
is ultimately a personal one.
- Marianne Williamson

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Get up-close-and-personal:
Life looks different when you really get involved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry.
He decides who's going to build.
- Larry Ellison

My mother was a personal friend of God's.
They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010,
and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
- Ray Kurzweil

Set and enforce your personal boundaries.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Belief transcends ritual, structure and societal expectation.
It is an enlivening, intensely personal
core to our being. Our way of being.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Be Your Own Personal Greatest Hero.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined,
worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be
surrounded by loved ones.
- Kiana Tom

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

It's my own personal unconscious that ultimately creates
the novel's aesthetic facade.
- Manuel Puig

I spend a great deal of time with the President.
We have a very close, personal, loyal relationship.
I'm not, as they say, a potted plant in these meetings.
- Dan Quayle

I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter.
When they have a personal stamp to them,
then I think it becomes identifiable.
- Leonard Nimoy

People should be judged on the basis of their performance,
not nationality, personality, education,
or personal traits and skills.
- Marvin Bower

Beethoven suppressed everything, his personal life
disappeared until he was locked inside.
That is a figure quite extreme.
- Michael Tippett

It can feel like an invasion of privacy,
involving an employer in a personal matter.
- Frank Murphy

Those who joined us for selfish personal reasons,
for a career or other motives will be the ones to leave.
- Janos Kadar

True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and
actions are in alignment with that which is true,
correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
- Bryant H. McGill

Yes, I very much like to have a personal stake in what I'm writing about.
- Michael Pollan

My family gave me values that have sustained me through
situations that would challenge any person.
My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do.
- Kathy Ireland

I'm still strongly opposed to antismoking laws,
strongly opposed to any law that regulates personal behavior.
- John Perry Barlow

We daily share emotions, our personal and shared needs and hope.
- Frank Jordan

Unfortunately, most actors want to play off their own
personal mystique and good looks and whatever,
but that will only carry you but so far.
- Joe Morton

Levi is one of the best authors I've ever read.
It's hard not to have an immediate personal response to his work.
He has such a quiet tone.
- John Turturro

We know these men are professionals whose services
are up for bid and whose bags are packed,
and yet we call them our own and take personal,
even civic pride in their accomplishments.
- John Thorn

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct
is of more importance than the highest.
- Thomas John Barnardo

To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested,
that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.
- George H. Mead

We're at unique point in history where the things that
we are building are going to significantly impact our social,
political, economical, and personal lives.
- Anita Borg

Something becomes personal when it deviates from the norm.
- Kathryn Bigelow

The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal
than an individual and autobiographical novel,
like a confession, or a diary.
- Francois Truffaut

Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming.
You would not go out to work with a dirty face.
Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?
- Robert A. Cook

We had built up a team in Edmonton that really knew
who each other was from a personal standpoint and from
a professional standpoint.
Our nucleus had stayed together for a long time.
- Mark Messier

People seem to think that life began with the achievement
of personal independence.
- Katharine Anthony


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