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Sylvia Ashton-Warner Quotes and Sayings

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I am inclined to think that eating is a private thing
and should be done alone,
like other bodily functions.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

I've got to relearn what I was supposed to have learned.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

I am my own Universe, I my own Professor.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

Love has the quality of informing almost everything -
even one's work.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

 

As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday.
The child I am forgets so quickly.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

When I teach people, I marry them.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

The truth is that I am enslaved...
in one vast love affair with 70 children.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

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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

As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on
the domestic side of protecting the United States.
- Bill Owens

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals;
others by their acts.
- Harold Nicolson

New York means so much to people.
If you're inclined to leave the nest,
New York is where most people think they have to go,
and it's been that way since the first skyscraper.
- Griffin Dunne

Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired
by being mad at something.
- Amy Clampitt

Robert Frost had always said you mustn't think of the last line first,
or it's only a fake poem, not a real one.
I'm inclined to agree.
- Howard Nemerov

In spite of this fact, the Western powers have never
given sufficient importance to the Muslim world.
They have always been inclined to treat it as a big
backward and lethargic child.
- Aly Khan

We shall be inclined to pronounce the voyage that led
to the way to this New World as the most epoch-making
event of all that have occurred since the birth of Christ.
- John Fiske

Some of my other heroes around that time were,
oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that -
I was always more inclined to listen to ballads.
- William Bell

At my age, you are naturally inclined towards teaching.
- James Levine

Most people, even among those who know Shakespeare
well and come into real contact with his mind,
are inclined to isolate and exaggerate some one aspect of the tragic fact.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley

I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain.
- Jacques Cartier

Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate
needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

I am attracting a new audience now, one that is more
open and more spiritually inclined.
- Kenny Loggins

I believe that in every country the people themselves
are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland.
Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel,
but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
- Aristotle

Americans are inclined to see the world and foreign
affairs in black and white.
- Richard Kerry

As one may bring himself to believe almost anything
he is inclined to believe,
it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry,
'What is truth?'
- Richard Whately

I'm inclined to vote for Roberts unless something else comes up.
It's a close call.
- Max Baucus

I have written too much history to have faith in it;
and if anyone thinks I'm wrong,
I am inclined to agree with him.
- Henry Adams

If Davis Cup was a little bit less or once every two years,
I would be more inclined to play.
But the way it is now, it is too much tennis for me.
- Pete Sampras

Education forms the common mind.
Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
- Alexander Pope

I think Hadley is to Rice as Scowcroft was to Kissinger;
not inclined to think or act independently.
- Michael Ledeen

Nonviolent tactics can move into action on our behalf
men not naturally inclined to act for us.
- Barbara Deming

People are inclined to say that I am Ramona.
I'm not sure that's true, but I did share some experiences with her.
- Beverly Cleary

I'm inclined to think that a military background wouldn't hurt anyone.
- William Faulkner

You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes
among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes
or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes.
- Moses Mendelssohn

Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some
men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings,
with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
- Joseph Lancaster

The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes
a tremendous difference in the call,
and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about
decisions should realize this.
- Helen Wills Moody

Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and
most of thought believe in providence.
- David Viscott

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense,
I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word,
and the people to whom it is applied.
- George Catlin

I cannot help but think that great results would have
been obtained had my views been thought better of;
yet I am much inclined to accept the present condition as for the best.
- James Longstreet

People are much more inclined to believe and say bad
things about you if you're famous.
- Danielle Steel

It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood
and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do.
It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do,
and if you were inclined to be a writer,
that's a help.
- John Keegan

And in an era where radio stations that are inclined
to play Styx music are your classic rock stations and
the stations that play current music look at us as dinosaurs -
the only way we could reach people with our new music,
generally, is to perform live.
- James Young

What was the reason for invading Iraq' Was it a humanitarian
crusade or an economic one' I would be inclined to say the latter.
It was the same with the Civil War, because the landed
gentry's money was being stolen by the king.
- Dougray Scott

Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly
apologizing for having large feet.
What wonder that later in life it should be inclined
to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I am moreover inclined to be concise when I reflect
on the constant occupation of the citizens in public and private affairs,
so that in their few leisure moments they may read
and understand as much as possible.
- Marcus V. Pollio

These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears,
close our eyes, and blindly follow the most narrow,
conservative tenets of religion; or else seek comfort
in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
- Joan D. Vinge

We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes,
but I think it's more important to learn from successes.
If you learn only from your mistakes,
you are inclined to learn only errors.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power,
have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government,
and form a new one that suits them better.
This is a most valuable - a most sacred right -
a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am inclined to attach some importance to the new system of manufacturing;
and venture to throw it out with the hope of its receiving
a full discussion among those who are most interestedin the subject.
- Charles Babbage

I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was
not inclined to think the better of them,
and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one
who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.
- Jane Porter

One of the sad things about contemporary journalism
is that it actually matters very little.
The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism.
The best journalism would manage to outrage people.
And people are less and less inclined to outrage.
- David Simon

It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood,
and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women.
As men become aware that few have had a fair chance,
they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance.
- Margaret Fuller

In our open society, we are inclined to give to the
less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving.
We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday
to spread some warmth into the life of another.
- Jeff Miller

My sisters are very academically inclined so whenever they would fix me up,
it would always be from someone in their world,
people they would find attractive.
When they came to the door in suits,
it was over.
- Elizabeth Perkins

It is always dangerous to generalize,
but the American people, while infinitely generous,
are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen,
I am inclined to think they never die.
- Margot Asquith

One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday
trip I'm on is that I'm in public with people.
It hasn't been inclined...
I don't know - something to do with the death of my wife.
It's inclined to make me isolated.
- Jeremy Brett

Such sins, even if they do not kill all grace in us,
do harm, nevertheless; and though they are only venial in themselves,
they make us apt, ready, and inclined to lose grace
and to fall into mortal sin.
- Johannes Tauler

So at a time in which the media give the public everything it wants and desires,
maybe art should adopt a much more aggressive attitude towards the public.
I myself am very much inclined to take this position.
- Thom Mayne

In such a case, it would be almost sure of success,
if the active members of a society established for that purpose,
were inclined to meet the poor as men,
as brethren, and as Christians.
- Joseph Lancaster

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself
about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
- Helmut Jahn

India profoundly changed my outlook on life because
you see how people can be content and very happy with
little or even no possessions.
It's the reverse of the West.
- Gary Wright

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by
which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite
were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin

Darn the wheel of the world!
Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?
- Jack London

It is now time to reverse the trend we have seen developing over the years,
that of beauty at all costs and health will take care of itself.
- Bill Munson

The first 20 stories written about a public figure
set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it.
- Charles W. Colson

The law, in our case, seems to make the right;
and the very reverse ought to be done -
the right should make the law.
- Maria Edgeworth

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse.
I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
- J. D. Salinger

What did Citibank get out of it? It got the ability
to reverse the arbitrage.
Actually, what they got was the ability to give themselves a profit,
and that saved the bank.
- Bill Janklow

If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country,
we should not infer that this Institution is useless,
or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.
- Charles Inglis


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