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Roy Orbison Quotes and Sayings

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I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

Related topics: Dreams

Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
- Roy Orbison

I got a woman that's mean as she can be,
sometimes I think she's almost as mean as me.
- Roy Orbison

You wiggle to the left, you wiggle to the right,
you do the Ooby Dooby with all your might.
- Roy Orbison

 

I may be a living legend, but that sure don't help
when I've got to change a flat tire.
- Roy Orbison

Love hurts, love scars, love wounds,
and mars.
- Roy Orbison

As you stopped to say hello, oh, you wished me well,
you couldn't tell that I'd been crying over you.
- Roy Orbison

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Pretty woman, I don't believe you, you're not the truth.
No one could look as good as you, mercy.
- Roy Orbison

I've really learned a lot, really learned a lot,
love is like a stove, burns you when it's hot.
- Roy Orbison

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
- Flora Whittemore

I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Being angry is as close as a human being
can come to experiencing hell on earth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't seek God in temples.
He is close to you.
He is within you.
Only you should surrender to Him
and you will rise above happiness and unhappiness.
- Leo Tolstoy

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

ANYONE may become a revealer of Truth
who lives in close contact with the indwelling God.
- Ernest Holmes

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

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Love is missing someone whenever you're apart,
but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.
- Kay Knudsen

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

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

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
- the movie The Godfather, Part II

The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth -
something very difficult for a politician.
Or watch your food - just watch it, don't eat it.
- Edward Koch

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others,
but far enough ahead to motivate them.
- John C. Maxwell

Love is always open arms.
If you close your arms about love you will find that
you are left holding only yourself.
- Leo Buscaglia

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys.
It's easier to trust men sometimes.
I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
- Paris Hilton

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

That was very close to getting killed.
Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage.
- Alice Cooper

I never attempt to make money on the stock market.
I buy on the assumption that they could close the market
the next day and not reopen it for five years.
- Warren Buffett

I know what's good for me.
I can't play black or gray.
I can't be a villain or anything close to one.
I have to play white.
- Alan Ladd

Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God.
- Lionel Hampton

Depression is close to me, but suicide hasn't been.
- Claire Forlani

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge.
It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you
go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
- Elie Wiesel

It was a scene in the sense that we were all close
and we all knew each other before the different bands had really formed.
We used to rehearse in the same place.
- Arto Lindsay

I would think: Stay close to the implants!
They must know something because they keep getting asked backstage!
- Moon Unit Zappa

I have no idea what readership is of written editorials,
but it doesn't come anywhere close to the readership of editorial cartoons.
- Paul Conrad

An aggressive drug-testing program would cut down on certain abuses,
but its never going to catch everyone -
or even close to everyone.
- Malcolm Gladwell

Democracy can only spring from practising it early,
and democratic action was not to expected from young
people brought up under a close authoritarian system.
- Dora Russell

The heart that has truly loved never forgets But as
truly loves on to the close.
- Thomas Moore

If it's a close election, then it's better for the
Supreme Court to pick the president,
whether or not he won the election.
It's just insane on its face.
- Vincent Bugliosi

Here we spent so much time together -
eight months of our lives almost -
and it was so great because we all got so close and
that really made us not afraid to improve with each other.
- Emmy Rossum

In the road ships must ride in 30, 40,
or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest:
and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.
- William Dampier

My family, you know, are all still, you know,
very close.
We're all still very close.
Mom and Daddy are still alive.
So, what more can you ask for? Your kids are healthy.
- Reba McEntire

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear
in order to get close enough to love them.
- Dorothy Day

Me, I'm spiritually retarded, I need to be knee deep
in water with a fly rod in my hands,
that's about as close to God as I get.
- Steve Earle

Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world.
A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries.
I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
- Max von Sydow

I also paint and enjoy acrylic medium;
some of my close friends have paintings I did for them.
- Kiana Tom

In those days a concert was a personal experience.
I wanted to be as close as possible to the audience,
and of course big stadiums didn't enable you to do that.
It wasn't my style.
- Cat Stevens

In Illinois, community, migrant, homeless and public
housing health centers operate 268 primary care sites
and serve close to 1 million patients every year.
- Jan Schakowsky

I believe in mythology.
I guess I share Joseph Campbell's notion that a culture
or society without mythology would die,
and we're close to that.
- Robert Redford

What are friends? Some people are nice.
Some people aren't.
There are some I'm fairly close with...
we talk.
- Jack Kevorkian

That's because I didn't have to work with Madea.
I only had to work with Madea once, and that was at
the barbecue and I didn't have to get close to her.
- Shemar Moore

Humor has been the balm of my life, but it's been reserved for those close to me,
not part of the public Lana.
- Lana Turner

I like doing theaters.
I like being up close and personal with the fans.
It's really cool.
- Ruben Studdard

Those who believe in the importance of serving others
should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have,
and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves.
- Marvin Olasky

He who looks in the crystal ball ends up eating glass...
They're way, way close.
- Mary Matalin


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