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Tom Atkins Quotes and Sayings

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Jimmy Garner is a very gracious guy,
as he was then and he is still today.
- Tom Atkins

Mel Gibson was lovely.
He was on the edge of both scenes that I had with Danny Glover.
- Tom Atkins

You know, they just don't make big movie stars the way they used to,
maybe because the system has changed,
the studio system, but it's sad to see people like Jimmy Stewart go,
all the giants of the past.
- Tom Atkins

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

 

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Commitment cannot be taught;
it can only be caught.
I refer to the crusading spirit.
Without the crusading spirit,
you may have the starting power
but not the staying power.
- Jimmy Yen

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

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The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
- Jimmy Carter

It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure
but to be determined not to fail.
- Jimmy Carter

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter PHOTO

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

Testing oneself is best when done alone.
- Jimmy Carter

We could walk 3 minutes and be on the beach.
I think the music kind of suffered because of it.
It kind of smelled like Jimmy Buffett,
which is a bad thing.
- John Mellencamp

Prince decided to move from Minneapolis to Toronto.
Jimmy Jam told me that they were living there now.
- Rick Dees

I got Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and he also plays
now with Hank Williams Jr.
- Gregg Allman

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
- Jimmy Dean

I think in 1991, when Jimmy got to the semifinals,
it was just incredible all of the people coming out.
- Stefan Edberg

Is it ignorance or apathy?
Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.
The job is just too big for him.
- Rich Little

Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits,
so do I. - Alan Ladd

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Lots of people think it was Jimmy Page who had the first fuzzbox.
It wasn't, No!
it wasn't me either.
- Jim Sullivan

Jimmy Stewart was a very sincere, honest and straightforward man.
- Robert Wagner

Teddy Roosevelt...
once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.'
Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter.
- Gerald R. Ford

My mom would have liked it that I patterned myself more after Jimmy Reed.
- Jimmy Smith

Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.
- Ted Rall

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

I played with Sam Lay, Jimmy Reed, Big Walter Horton,
Big Moose Walker, and all those guys.
- Jimmy Smith

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.
Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
- Jimmy Carter

When I came back to California in the early '60s I
was hanging out with Jimmy Bowen,
Phil Spector, and I wanted to be a record producer
and work with other artists.
- Johnny Rivers

Technical know-how of the experts must be transformed
into practical do-how of the people.
- Jimmy Yen

I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff
Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty
powerful influence on me.
- Ronnie Montrose

I got to see all these incredible blues players,
like Jimmy Reed.
- Johnny Rivers

I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood.
He felt it himself.
He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that.
He somehow just got stuck here.
- Kim Novak

Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter.
If he ran unopposed he would have lost.
- Mort Sahl

Fortunately, as we all know, it's impossible for anybody
but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith.
- Benmont Tench

In 1940 I came across a record by Jimmy Yancey.
I can't say how important that record is.
From then on, all I wanted to do was play the blues.
- Alexis Korner

I was lucky enough to get to see guys like Bugs Henderson,
Jimmy Wallace, all those great Texas blues players.
- Dimebag Darrell

I toured in Europe first, before I did any touring in the U.S.
It was with Jimmy Nail and others.
- Deana Carter

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have:
The body of an athlete
The attitude of a teacher
The mind of a scientist
The heart of a missionary
The spirit of a crusader.
- Jimmy Yen

I knew Jimmy Dean.
He tested for 'Battle Cry'.
Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'.
I did nine tests to finally get that role.
- Tab Hunter

I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there.
He was my childhood hero.
Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
- Wally Schirra

Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart,
minus the default.
- Chevy Chase

Jimmy says he'll never tell a lie.
Well, I lie all the time.
1 have to - to balance the family ticket.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides,
peace and prosperity for eight blessed years -
and even a third term for his feckless vice president,
George H.W.
Bush.
- Ann Coulter

There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum,
and the statue talks better than he does.
- Dean Martin

If I'm going to do blues, it's going to be a typical Jimmy Rushing record.
- Jimmy Rushing

President Jimmy Carter was a citizen soldier.
Ironically, he was considered weak because he didn't
kill anybody and he didn't get anyone killed.
- Andrew Young

Young Jimmy Dean fell off the world as suddenly as he had come.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

Without Jimmy Carter we might not have gotten Ronald Reagan,
without Ronald Reagan there would probably still be a Soviet Union.
- Newt Gingrich

My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante,
George Burns, senior citizens.
- Joseph Bologna

I feel great.
I had a triple bypass in 1976 and a quadruple bypass in 1984.
- Jimmy Piersall

Quitting doesn't enter my mind.
- Jimmy Buffett

People who think too much before they act don't act too much.
- Jimmy Buffett

The last two years we got beat in this round.
They came out with the motivation to win.
- Jimmy Haynes

The music business used to carry a certain amount of brotherly love,
but it isn't that way now.
- Jimmy Rushing

I was staying with my sister and messing around with
the guitar every day for my own amusement.
Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters,
Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage,
it inspired me to play.
I thought that was the world.
- Otis Rush

The running across the field thing, that was the first
scene we shot in the movie.
We asked the audience to stay for the scene,
and 37,000 people stayed.
- Jimmy Fallon

God is bigger than people think.
- Jimmy Dean


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