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Wiley Post Quotes and Sayings

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I cut the emergency switch just in time to keep 'Winnie
Mae' from making an exhibition of herself by standing on her nose.
That would have been fatal to our hopes.
- Wiley Post

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

 

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm
not hungry enough to eat six.
- Yogi Berra

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the
poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
- Jean Cocteau

The key is, to not think of death as an end,
but as more of a very effective way to cut down on your expenses.
- the movie Love and Death

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.
All too often we are giving young people cut flowers
when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.
- John W. Gardner

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony.
There is time for work.
And time for love.
That leaves no other time!
- Coco Chanel

I think they should have a Barbie with a buzz cut.
- Ellen DeGeneres

Tragedy is when I cut my finger.
Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
- Mel Brooks

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Anybody can cut prices, but it takes brains to make a better article.
- Philip Armour

So we just hope that all of these governors who are
grappling will be able to provide the basic services
to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful.
- Jennifer Granholm

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school,
I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
- Steve Nash

When you try to figure out what the religious right is,
it ultimately comes down either to one man,
Pat Robertson, or anyone who believes in a higher being
and wants their taxes cut.
- Ann Coulter

I paint because I love to cut mats.
- Arthur Alexander

The stark reality facing us today is that without the labour reforms,
workers will get neither the income nor jobs in the
face of cut-throat global economic competition.
- Kim Y. Sam

I truly don't know why it was ended,
though.
It was suddenly decided that that would be it.
They never said particularly why, because they were cut off in their prime.
- Derek Jacobi

You seldom get that in film where you're lucky if you
get any say at all in the final cut.
- Greta Scacchi

I think the tax cut is ridiculous but so am I. - Randy Newman

Doing a TV show, you're on an assembly line and it's as cut and dry as that.
There are some shows that are exceptions.
There are producers that want really special things.
- James Darren

There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to
the acquirement of any art.
- Anthony Trollope

A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat
without having his neighbor notice it.
- Trygve Lie

To campaign against colonialism is like barking up
a tree that has already been cut down.
- Andrew Cohen

A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
- Petrarch

Five or six hundred heads cut off would have assured your repose,
freedom and happiness.
- Jean-Paul Marat

My guitar only has five strings 'cause the top one
broke and I decided not to put it back on:
when I play chords I only play bar chords,
and the top one always used to cut me there.
- Brian Eno

I'm not the type to cut back on hot showers,
but there's no harm in hot water when it's warmed by the sun.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The reason that the unions and the other stakeholders
have not cut a deal with the automakers is because
they believe the federal government is going to bail them out.
- Timothy Pawlenty

Never cut what you can untie.
- Joseph Joubert

The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent
and the color of temperament and heart.
- Thomas Carlyle

The odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one,
and against two bombs a million times a million to one.
Next time you fly, cut the odds and take a bomb.
- Benny Hill

I'd like to cut down on the work a little bit.
- James Brown

The woman who does not choose to love should cut the matter short at once,
by holding out no hopes to her suitor.
- Marguerite de Valois

Writing a book is a very lonely business.
You are totally cut off from the rest of the world,
submerged in your obsessions and memories.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking
and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together.
And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me -
spiritually and financially.
- Denzel Washington

The knife of historical relativism...
which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion
must also bring about healing.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve
themselves in a situation.
Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.
- Dr. Seuss

Advertising is the art of the tiny.
You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete
message in a very encapsulated form.
It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information.
- Dick Wolf

I would like to have the original ending to my Lord
of the Rings instead of the one they released.
In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
- Ralph Bakshi

The current administration has made the decision to
cut dollars going for community development block grants,
for various incentives to bring cities back.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me,
dying off very gradually one by one.
And here was a plague that cut them off so early.
- Thom Gunn

Because there are so many shows on and because I've been so hands-on -
I've had a piece on almost every single week -
I don't know how to cut back on that.
You really can't.
- Barbara Walters

I have ten commandments.
The first nine are, thou shalt not bore.
The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.
- Billy Wilder

We're going to have a tax cut.
Today's American family is overtaxed at all levels.
- Dick Armey

Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
- Jack Benny

The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when
we added money to the labor,
health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut.
- David Obey

Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures.
The daily media add to this by cutting off the past.
Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present.
- John Berger

There's a general culture in this country to cut all the trees.
It makes me so angry because everyone is cutting and no one is planting.
- Wangari Maathai

Our intention is to give people, however you might stylize it,
a tax cut or a pay raise.
- Paul O'Neill

No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet,
with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity.
- Hugo Chavez

So now, cut to ten years later, and I'm making this
amazing contract with Pantene.
It's incredible.
- Maria Menounos

So, I was always frustrated having to write and having to cut things.
Why should you have to cut anything?
- Ted Nelson

The task of the modern educator
is not to cut down jungles,
but to irrigate deserts.
- C.S. Lewis

Actually punching is a mistake; a heavy hitter will cut you with one shot.
- Alexis Arguello

We do not trust the goodwill of the U.S.
They have cut the ties.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

An American worker should not expect his pay to be
cut because somebody comes to this country illegally
and is willing to work for less than he or she should be paid.
- Gary Miller

In 1995, sanctions led Sudan to cut its ties with terrorists
and expel Osama bin Laden.
- Tom Allen

The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal
is that all present and future workers under age 55
will have their promised retirement benefits cut.
- Mark Dayton

I don't know if I am cut out to playing a bad character or not -
I really should give it a shot.
I would like to play the voice of a baddie,
but that's really just a cop-out!
- Lindsay Lohan

Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree,
then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.
- Adlai Stevenson

You can't stay married in a situation where you are
afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
- Mike Tyson

To be a feminist, you could cut your hair really short.
You have to be really angry about something.
- Tucker Carlson

In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical
cord from the writer and talk in their own voices.
- Irwin Shaw

It has often been observed that the repercussion of
poetic language on prose language can be considered
a decisive cut of a whip.
- Eugenio Montale


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