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Abby Quotes

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It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

Related topics: Parenting

I kept bugging them about making it more upscale,
because I felt Abby, through her cleverness and business sense,
was a character who would move up.
And that's what she did.
- Donna Mills

Censors are energetic and righteous people but they
just couldn't work a room like Abbe Lane.
- Audrey Meadows

My family background was deeply Christian.
- Abbe Pierre

 

It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a
long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth.
- Cleveland Abbe

True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses
as suggesting points for inquiry,
but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were
demonstrated propositions.
- Cleveland Abbe

It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday;
you have to act.
- Abbe Pierre

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Those seven years in the cloister were the key to my life.
- Abbe Pierre

People are needed to take up the challenge,
strong people, who proclaim the truth,
throw it in people's faces, and do what they can with their own two hands.
- Abbe Pierre

After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St.
Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with
a scout troop from my school.
- Abbe Pierre

Hope is not a matter of age.
- Abbe Pierre

I have started that which the country will not willingly let die.
- Cleveland Abbe

My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with
the popular ignorance and also with the great need
of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
- Cleveland Abbe

I came from a wealthy family.
I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
- Abbe Pierre

Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me,
and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.
- Abbe Pierre

When they are assailed by despair, young people should
let universal concerns into their lives.
- Abbe Pierre

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.
- Abbe Pierre

As a great man's influence never ends,
so also there is not definite finality,
no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries,
ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs
of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
- Cleveland Abbe

The question I asked Georges has now become a general one -
You,
who thought you were superfluous, who thought there
was no place for you in society,
not only are you not superfluous, you are needed and
so those who were beggars become givers.
- Abbe Pierre

The atmosphere is much too near for dreams.
It forces us to action.
It is close to us.
We are in it and of it.
It rouses us both to study and to do.
We must know its moods and also its motive forces.
- Cleveland Abbe

What I would say to the young men and women who are
beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should
go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty,
not like going to the zoo but to take action,
to open their hearts and their consciences.
- Abbe Pierre

I guess that's what I was: a set of abs.
And they lit the abs and shot the abs and sent the abs on their way.
The photographer didn't look at my face once.
I was humiliated.
- Michael Bergin

If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market.
- Dick Gregory

Clinton's a schmuck.
- Abe Vigoda

Damn referees, I'll miss them less than anybody.
- Abe Lemons

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
- Abe Lemons

I don't have any tricky plays, I'd rather have tricky players.
- Abe Lemons

My feeling about him is that the America that we have today,
the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have,
are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions,
his vision, and his toughness.
- Gregory Peck

Finish last in your league and they call you idiot.
Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
- Abe Lemons

One day of practice is like one day of clean living.
It doesn't do you any good.
- Abe Lemons

There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet,
and put the darn ball in the basket.
- Abe Lemons

Judging is a lonely job in which a man is,
as near as may be, an island entire.
- Abe Fortas

For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma,
who could be president 40 years ago,
and who was a deserving president,
I don't know that George Washington would be a president today,
I don't know that Abe Lincoln would,
I don't know that Roosevelt would.
- Sydney Pollack

You know what they call the fellow who finishes last
in his medical school graduating class? They call him 'Doctor.'
- Abe Lemons

Needless, heedless, wanton and deliberate injury of
the sort inflicted by Life's picture story is not an
essential instrument of responsible journalism.
- Abe Fortas

I don't jog, if I die I want to be sick.
- Abe Lemons

It was a hole in one contest and I had a three.
- Abe Lemons

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who
lay abed late in the morning.
- Jonathan Swift

The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other,
like too scanty a blanket when you are abed.
If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare;
if you thrust it down to your feet,
your shoulders are uncovered.
- Thomas Paine

I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to
posterity a great institution,
but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism
ably practiced in our time.
- Henry R. Luce

We probably do not have a large enough industry here
to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out.
Much of the industry is based on full-time jobs here,
institutionalised jobs.
- Ann Macbeth

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Work as smart as you are able.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

He is able who thinks he is able.
- The Buddha

The important thing is this: to be able, at any moment,
to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
- Charles Du Bos (1882-1939), from his book Approximations (1922)
(not Charles DuBois or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

While most managers spend their time attempting
to predict the future accurately -
and while that's valuable -
the best managers are able to generate a future
which was not going to happen otherwise -
that is, a future which was not predictable.
- Werner Erhard

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

God is Within You!
You yourself are the creator.
If you find that place within you
from which you brought this thing about,
you will be able to live with it and affirm it,
perhaps even enjoy it, as your life.
- Joseph Campbell

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Death is no more than passing from one room into another.
But there's a difference for me, you know.
Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
- Helen Keller

Is the system going to flatten you out
and deny you your humanity,
or are you going to be able to make use of the system
to the attainment of human purposes?
- Joseph Campbell

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly,
but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
- Mary Kay Ash

You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription,
but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
- Earl Wilson

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven;
it is my inheritance,
I suppose.
- Elinor Wylie

I had never been able to get a car that said how much
I cared about the environment until I drove electric.
- Alexandra Paul


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