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Walter Washington Quotes and Sayings

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Mine has been a concern for the people,
a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people
working together racially,
ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city.
- Walter Washington

What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter
Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city,
that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed
and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized.
- Walter Washington

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am merely a bit player in your stories,
as you are merely a bit player in mine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

All the energy of the universe is mine
to use as spirit directs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Emily Bronte

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That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed
in any subject as I am in mine.
- Charles Darwin

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take
total responsibility for our attitudes.
That's the day we truly grow up.
- John C. Maxwell

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult.
It's not.
Mine had me trained in two days.
- Bill Dana

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

Create your own method.
Don't depend slavishly on mine.
Make up something that will work for you!
But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

I'm so close to Heaven, this Hell cannot be mine.
- Melissa Etheridge

We're all given some sort of skill in life.
Mine just happens to be beating up on people.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I really believe that everyone has a talent,
ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
- Dean Koontz

I am not a tree-hugger and I don't think mine is an extreme point of view.
- Kevin Richardson

After wrestling with myself for six months,
I began medical treatment.
During that time I started a band with some friends
of mine called Jack's Car,
but that didn't last.
- Jack Irons

It was just one of those moments in the universe that was mine.
- Carlton Fisk

You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us.
He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine.
Mine is the hardest task.
- John Keats

It is a rare privilege to watch the birth,
growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind;
this privilege is mine.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

This has always been a motto of mine:
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
- Bette Davis

I'll get mine in a few years, when I get up there and when the time comes.
- Nick Johnson

Working together was a bit of a disaster.
I'd tell him his ideas were cr*p and he'd say the same about mine.
- Daisy Donovan

My father was killed by a German mine,
while I lost other relatives in Allied bombing attacks.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

Brahms' Variations are better than mine,
but mine were written before his.
- Franz Liszt

Acting classes, I guess, are good and I would like
to maybe sometime take one.
But I would feel like I was learning someone else's technique.
I like mine.
- Frankie Muniz

You see the names of places roundabout? They're mine now,
and I've turned them inside out.
- Andrew Motion

I am waiting for the decision, which is not depending of me,
to know if the trial will be in Iraq,
in the states, or in international court.
Of course, the decision is not mine.
- Jacques Verges

Boys, they can't take my refrigerator now.
They'll never get my car now.
I paid cash for 'em and they're mine,
and I'm keepin' 'em!
- Patsy Cline

I was never a part of the Actor's Studio,
because two friends of mine started it in 1947 and
by that time I'd gone to California.
- Richard Widmark

All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory,
and mine only while I look.
- Wislawa Szymborska

Going to the library was the one place we got to go
without asking for permission.
And they let us choose what we wanted to read.
It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely.
- Rita Dove

And besides, because of all she has accomplished,
Barbara Jordan has always been a hero of mine.
- Tom Selleck

Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine.
No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals.
- Emma Thompson

For as well as I have loved thee heretofore,
mine heart will not serve now to see thee;
for through thee and me is the flower of kings and knights destroyed.
- Thomas Malory

They say such nice things about people at their funerals
that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.
- Garrison Keillor

Mutineer is the first album of mine without a demo stage.
- Warren Zevon

With a face like mine, I do better in print.
- Jerry Springer

Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore.
It's yours.
- Phil Collins

Hemingway hated me.
I sold 200 million books, and he didn't.
Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents,
but still...
you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt.
- Mickey Spillane

This desk of mine is one at which a man may die,
but from which he cannot resign.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I'm not here for your amusement.
You're here for mine.
- Johnny Rotten

I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle.
It wasn't mine.
- Rita Rudner

I was captain and should have set the example.
I would lift a minimum of weights.
Mine was natural physical strength.
I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
- Merlin Olsen

Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult,
whereas I am merely in disguise.
- Margaret Atwood

If Barbara Walters was interviewing me,
I'd figure her career was as dead as mine!
- Tom T. Hall

Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano.
- David Bowie

Your government is no longer mine.
- Scott Nearing

Don't fear anything for your letters,
they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine.
- Camille Claudel

I feel that I belong to the 19th century.
Some composers' music is very topical.
It almost says, 'This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.'
Not mine.
- Gordon Getty

We all have faults, and mine is being wicked.
- James Thurber

Well, actually yes, in 1988.
There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn't paid a ticket of mine.
- Esai Morales

It wasn't like I was self-motivated.
My dad started me.
It was his dream before it was mine.
- Venus Williams

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words,
mine and thine, were taken away.
- Anaxagoras

Love is an obsession.
It has that quality to it.
But there are healthy obsessions, and mine is one of them.
- Pamela Stephenson

I use a wide selection of colours.
It is impossible to produce work like mine using only
the primary colours as they only mix a certain range of colour.
- John Dyer

I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses
and was glad enough to pass mine on to others.
- Lillie Langtry

I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine.
I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of
the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
- Camille Pissarro

I hardly ever listen to any of our old stuff now.
Once the songs have been recorded and put on to vinyl
they become someone else's entertainment,
not mine.
- Robert Smith

Only free men can negotiate;
prisoners cannot enter into contracts.
Your freedom and mine cannot be separated.
- Nelson Mandela

Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam
Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

Time, in general, has always been a central obsession of mine -
what it does to people,
how it can constitute a plot all on its own.
So naturally, I am interested in old age.
- Anne Tyler

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must,
I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby
carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
- Grace Abbott

Mine was an easy ride compared to Jackie Robinson's.
- Sidney Poitier

I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl
through your life upon your knees,
while I stride through mine on my feet.
- Charles Bradlaugh


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