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William Henry Vanderbilt Quotes and Sayings

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The public be damned.
- William Henry Vanderbilt

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
- Joseph Campbell

 

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
- Willard Gaylin

There is no such thing as public opinion.
There is only published opinion.
- Winston Churchill

Like religion, politics, and family planning,
cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public.
It's too controversial.
- Erma Bombeck

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning
the instrument as one goes on.
- Samuel Butler

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition,
the collective hopes of our society.
- Irving R. Kaufman

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate,
exercises a public trust.
- Grover Cleveland

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children.
They did not want public office.
- Herbert Hoover

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease.
What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
- Ashley Montagu

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Money is power, and in that government which pays all
the public officers of the states will all political
power be substantially concentrated.
- Andrew Jackson

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

Baseball is a public trust.
Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over.
But baseball goes on.
- Peter Ueberroth

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.
- Bryan White

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

The human brain starts working the moment you are born
and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
- George Jessel

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

Whatever their motivations, lawmakers on both side
of the aisle have certainly discovered that immigration
is one of those issues that resonate strongly with the public.
- Gwen Ifill

Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed,
whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public
life have been the consequence of action without thought.
- Bernard Baruch

I can assure you, public service is a stimulating,
proud and lively enterprise.
It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.
- Lee H. Hamilton

The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion
of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal
groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square.
- Pat Robertson

The great corrupter of public man is the ego.
Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.
- Dean Acheson

It is the public scandal that offends;
to sin in secret is no sin at all.
- Moliere

I am extremely proud of my service with the government
and my efforts to help safeguard public health and
protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.
- Steven Hatfill

I knew I belonged to the public and to the world,
not because I was talented or even beautiful,
but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.
- Marilyn Monroe

And how the government communicates about homeland
security is central to how the public responds.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

When in doubt, one can rarely go wrong by going public.
- James E. Rogers

Success is a public affair.
Failure is a private funeral.
- Rosalind Russell

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice.
And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune,
will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David

The public, more often than not, will forgive mistakes,
but it will not forgive trying to wriggle and weasel out of one.
- Lewis Grizzard

The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet,
but the last thing this Congress should be doing is
trying to stifle public debate online.
- Dennis Hastert

What we don't need in country music is divisiveness,
public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary
judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
- Charley Pride

But sadly, one of the problems with being on public
radio is that people tend to think you're being sincere all the time.
- Ira Glass

Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion
polls but for the consequences of their actions.
- Henry A. Kissinger

If advertising had a little more respect for the public,
the public would have a lot more respect for advertising.
- James Randolph Adams

There are successful scholars, public-spirited scholars,
upright scholars, cautious scholars,
and those who are merely petty men.
- Xun Zi

The public is always good.
- Franz Liszt

The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.
- Junius

The American public is sick and tired of being lied to.
- Patrick Leahy

The national will is the supreme law of the Republic,
and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional
powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant.
- Martin Van Buren

To be known by the public, honestly.
People come up and tell them how good I make them feel.
- David Alan Grier

Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks
is doing a public service.
- Leslie Stephen

I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had,
like a second term home room teacher in public school
that really was very helpful to me.
- Sanford I. Weill

I don't like to cry in public, unless I'm getting paid for it.
- Andrea Martin

The public is like a piano.
You just have to know what keys to poke.
- Al Capp

People are really sick of seeing the winner not win
and what the public thinks should happen.
- Nancy Kerrigan

It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is
effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States,
though somewhat differently modeled.
- Ezra Stiles

A man does not automatically become a public figure
because he happens to build an empire out of chicken fat.
- James Pinckney Miller

Whenever the government of the United States shall break up,
it will probably be in consequence of a false direction
having been given to public opinion.
- James F. Cooper

The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining,
and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom
of public assemblies on Sunday.
- Felix Adler

I have opposed the Communist cold war line ever since,
both by public utterance and by private help to trade
unionists breaking free from the Communist influence.
- Earl Browder

Scientists - the crowd that for dash and style make
the general public look like the Bloomsbury set.
- Fran Lebowitz

Public education is an investment in our future.
- Matt Blunt


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