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Roy Wilkins Quotes and Sayings

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The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of
disengagement and flight,
but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps,
of disappointments, and of sweet success.
- Roy Wilkins

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

 

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is longstanding U.S.
policy that we will talk to the Iranians anytime,
anywhere, on any subject, with no preconditions.
So far, they have not taken us up on our offer.
- Howard Berman

Some people really trip on success or popularity.
My friends would talk to me about that,
about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what
I tripped on? I started buying property.
- Roy Ayers

Now where people are - at least the people I talk to -
they are focused on issues of trust.
Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn't happen again.
- William P. Leahy

Does any art have a practical value? People love to
talk about how expensive a painting is.
That's the only way we can talk about paintings in this century.
- John Guare

I do talk less now because the sound of my voice saying
over and over the things I said years ago embarrasses and depresses me.
Why do I say the same things over and over?
- Carroll O'Connor

If I talk to a girl, it's assumed that I'm having a scene with her.
If I don't, then it's assumed that I'm gay.
- Shahrukh Khan

America is ready for intelligent talk.
I am ready to bring some humanity to TV.
- John Walsh

The reality is we talk a lot about it,
but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it,
and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals.
- Harold Ford

But now I've got a young son and his interest is in
science and now when I talk to him,
I see that in the science sphere of our lives there is new,
there is progress.
- Janet Suzman

I've just come back from Mississippi and over there
when you talk about the West Bank they think you mean Arkansas.
- Patrick Buchanan

I can be shy when I talk to women.
I'm a shy dude.
- Nick Carter

It would take wild horses to get me to talk.
- Gene Scott

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about
the things he treasures most.
- Dale Carnegie

Maybe when I'm 75 and living in the south of France,
after everyone I want to bitch about is already dead,
then I may want to talk about my life in Hollywood.
- Tracey Ullman

People don't hear me talk.
They don't expect me to.
- Kate Moss

The final lesson a writer learns is that
everything can nourish the writer.
The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter,
a talk on the street, a book, a phrase learned.
- Anais Nin

Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving
others a chance to join in.
- Sydney Smith

He who talks much cannot talk well.
- Carlo Goldoni

Why don't you talk, and go straight,
and let all be well?
- Black Kettle

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do
something about the growth of obesity in our children.
We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
- Lee Haney

The Britney Spears movie was just fun and light,
but let's talk about that in a few months.
- Justin Long

The true God He has extension, and form,
and dimensions.
He occupies space; has a body, parts,
and passions; can go from place to place.
He can eat, drink, and talk.
- Orson Pratt

People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately
in the wake of September 11.
What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies.
- Robert Mueller

We did talk about cheese on our first date.
- Jane Kaczmarek


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