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schoolyard rhyme Quotes and Sayings

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Sticks and stones may break my bones,
but words will never hurt me.
- schoolyard rhyme

To the uneducated an A is just three sticks.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

I always seem to get inspiration and renewed vitality
by contact with this great novel land of yours
which sticks up out of the Atlantic.
- Winston Churchill

 

It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat.
It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person.
- Jean Harris

If you have a setback, and you're not doing well and
then you overcome it somehow,
it always sticks with you.
You know it could happen again.
- Sam Donaldson

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

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Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.
- Arthur Miller

That's life.
Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.
- Martin Goldsmith

It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry,
and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother's lips to kiss you.
- Ouida

Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums;
the drummers just brought their own sticks.
- Steve Cropper

Sticks and stones will break our bones,
but words will break our hearts.
- Robert Fulghum

It's only in the seventies that I put the sticks down
and I moved to the front.
- Lou Gramm

Fish sticks and beef stew that millions of children love to hate.
- Marian Burros

If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing
the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs.
- William Feather

I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up.
But I'm happy with myself.
I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
- Clay Aiken

A fanatic is one who sticks to his guns whether they're loaded or not.
- Franklin P. Jones

The good poet sticks to his real loves,
those within the realm of possibility.
He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
- Karl Shapiro

A fat stomach sticks out too far.
It prevents you from looking down and seeing what is going on around you.
- Norman Reilly Raine

Many people think that open source projects are sort
of chaotic and and anarchistic.
They think that developers randomly throw code at the
code base and see what sticks.
- Mitchell Baker

I was thrilled one year when I was younger when not
only did my brothers get hockey sticks for Christmas -
but I did too!
- Nancy Kerrigan

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought,
but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein

Behold the turtle.
He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
- James Bryant Conant

If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles,
one would hardly see anybody.
- Agatha Christie

We should give as we would receive, cheerfully,
quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace
in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

My drum sticks are in the "Hall of Fame."
I know that.
- Jimmy Carl Black

I find no sweeter fat than sticks to my own bones.
- Walt Whitman

Sometimes, you just get a label and it sticks.
- Jamie Redknapp

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is
the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
- Napoleon Hill

The faster the word sticks to the thought,
the more beautiful is the effect.
- Gustave Flaubert

Led Zeppelin was pretty much what made me pick up drum sticks.
- Jon Fishman

What you make up in your heads sticks if it's good,
falls out if it's bad.
If we still remember something a day after we made it up,
it might be worth building on.
- Benny Anderson

My parents were vegetarians.
I'd show up at school, this giant black kid,
with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
- Aisha Tyler

Some of the people that I photographed as sticks became much more voluptuous,
much rounder, in some cases dramatically so,
and I think they're even more beautiful.
- Jock Sturges

While Congress can't overturn the Supreme Court,
we can provide carrots and sticks to prevent local
governments from unfairly taking property from landowners.
- Stephanie Herseth

At this camp I had the unique experience of showing
all these seasoned Westerners that it was possible
to make a fire by the friction of two sticks.
This has long been a specialty of mine;
I use a thong and a bow as the simplest way.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

I'm shooting in Brooklyn, we've got all kinds of crap going on,
and I'm all alone now in a big hotel suite that you
can't believe the size of it and a thing sticks in
my foot and I just think it's the funniest thing that's ever happened to me.
- Danny DeVito

I see it all the time in politics.
If a candidate gets caught in a lie,
he quickly tries to change the subject by throwing
more mud at his opponent.
The mud keeps flying until some of the slanderous material sticks.
- Joe Scarborough

I was always looking ahead.
I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment.
When I was young, we had no radio, no TV.
We were 30 miles from the public library,
out in the sticks in Western Kansas,
and so I'd do arithmetic exercises.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Arsenic sticks around and today it's easily found after
death if somebody thinks of looking for it,
because the problem with arsenic, it isn't looked for
in the common tests for drugs.
- Michael Baden

Well, what I try to do is throw as much mud on the
wall as I possibly can and just see what sticks,
what shines as quirky or more interesting that the others,
and I try to cling onto that one, somehow join a link from there to there.
- Guy Ritchie

I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks,
and I don't like them crossing one another,
and I kind of have them hidden in the corner.
I put baby powder on the ends.
I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.
- Wayne Gretzky

There are people I would like to work with.
It's a bit harder, because I live out in the sticks anyway,
and plus being in a wheelchair means that I can't really circulate.
So I tend to stick to my own thing.
- Robert Wyatt

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

The educated differ from the uneducated
as much as the living from the dead.
- Aristotle

Democracy means government by the uneducated,
while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
- Winston Churchill

The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon,
the partly educated person the rule,
and the educated person the exception.
- Franz Grillparzer

In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge;
nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation,
unless he has never read them.
- George Mikes

The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the
tail of a dog which neither covers its rear end,
nor protects it from the bites of insects.
- Chanakya

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
- George Santayana

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations...
The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts.
They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
- Winston Churchill

Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

We were discussing civilization and the fact that young
men among the Greeks at that time were idiots and uneducated,
so the men had emotional and friendly relationships
with members of their own sex.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

I believe the way I describe the problems in Chicago
is that it's a metropolitan area.
I've said that everywhere.
The uneducated child is not just my problem,
it's the state's problem.
It's also the federal government's problem.
- Richard M. Daley

Since my retirement, I've spent a lot of time trying
to help the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina.
A society like this just can't afford an uneducated underclass of citizens.
- Charles Kuralt

My joy is the golden sunset
giving thanks for another day.
Gratitude itself is a source of joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

For it is in giving that we receive.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Giving is the highest expression of our power.
- Vivian Greene

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The giving of love is an education in itself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Happiness... consists in giving, and in serving others.
- Henry Drummond

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
- Lao Tzu


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