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Spalding Gray Quotes and Sayings

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Skiing is better than sex actually, because for me
a good round of sex might be seven minutes.
Skiing you can do for seven hours.
- Spalding Gray

I understood once I held a baby in my arms,
why some people have the need to keep having them.
- Spalding Gray

If I can make people laugh it's like being a good lover.
- Spalding Gray

The fact that New York continues in the face of all of the chaos,
of the crime, of the madness, you just think that it
would just pop and vanish,
just explode.
- Spalding Gray

 

I think of New York as a puree and the rest of the
United States as vegetable soup.
- Spalding Gray

I knew I couldn't live in America and I wasn't ready
to move to Europe so I moved to an island off the coast of America -
New York City .
- Spalding Gray

Everything is contingent, and there is also chaos.
- Spalding Gray

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I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now.
I would shine.
I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend.
I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from.
I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.
- Spalding Gray

I was darkly convinced that at age 52 I would kill
myself because my mother committed suicide at that age.
I was fantasizing that she was waiting for me on the other side of the grave.
- Spalding Gray

I say that I can't make anything up.
I think of myself as a collage artist.
I'm cutting and pasting memories of my life.
And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life.
I would prefer to tell it because telling you're always in control,
you're like God.
- Spalding Gray

When life is like a slippery downhill slope,
go skiing and scream Whee... all the way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
- Dave Barry

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright

Talking from morning to night about sex has helped my skiing,
because I talk about movement, about looking good,
about taking risks.
- Ruth Westheimer

For me, skiing is a physical necessity.
I have a need for risk.
- Jean-Marie Messier

I don't know if it's just me or everyone,
but the whole vibe with skiing is not so much thriving
on competition against others as it is against myself and the clock.
- Picabo Street

There are many skiers who have chosen tele for a more compact,
streamlined skiing system.
- Paul Parker

I'm looking forward to free skiing the most.
Just groomers, big wide groomers making nice big turns.
- Picabo Street

Allow me a bit of philosophy here...
We started tele skiing as a rebellion against rules.
- Paul Parker

I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination
for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry,
which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.
- Robert Huber

My mom has this great skiing event in Jackson Hole,
Wyoming, every year for a local charity.
- Joely Fisher

It is better to go skiing and think of God,
than go to church and think of sport.
- Fridtjof Nansen

I have a project at HBO and one at the Family Channel
coming that are being looked at.
Aside from that I am not doing much more than playing golf and some skiing.
- Gil Gerard

Skiing is the pleasurable part of alpinism -
way more pleasurable and fun than alpine climbing.
- Michael Kennedy

Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing,
and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
- Paul Parker

I'd be nervous about skiing, wondering what I'd do
if I felt shaky on top of a mountain;
but other diabetics do ski,
so there's no reason I couldn't.
- Dana Hill

Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with
people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
- Dave Barry

I don't like bungee jumping, but I do like skiing.
- Roger Moore

Skiing makes me feel great, and it gives my legs such an incredible workout.
- Joely Fisher

I enjoy tennis, though don't play very often nowadays,
and skiing...
oh yes and swimming.
- Roger Moore

Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life.
Of all the sports that I played - skiing,
baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf,
because you're playing against yourself and nature.
- Robert Redford

We can't control what the ratings will be.
It's like, if you're going to go skiing,
do you hope you'll have a good day of skiing? Yes.
Do you hope you won't break your leg? Yes.
- David Hyde Pierce

That feeling is the same whether you're on either side of the hundredths.
Obviously, it's great to win the world championship,
but if you put down that kind of skiing,
it's awesome either way.
- Bode Miller

When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged
to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union
national or annual meetings.
I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing.
- Maureen Forrester

But there was no question in my mind that I was gonna still go for it.
I was still going for the win.
I wasn't skiing for second or third place today,
and in the end I think that's probably what got me there.
- Bode Miller

You have to be aware.
Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing.
It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg.
I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years.
- Bebe Neuwirth

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle


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