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Folks Quotes

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Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

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It has been my experience that folks who
have no vices, have very few virtues.
- Abraham Lincoln

Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.
- Tobias Smollett

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money,
when what they don't know is how to use it.
- Frank Howard Clark

 

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old
age than into helping them enjoy it.
- Frank Howard Clark

This is a free country.
Folks have a right to send me letters,
and I have a right not to read them.
- William Faulkner

I play a couple basic folks songs and break them down.
I did that on a six string.
I can't recall all the songs on it.
There's some finger picking on it.
- Roger McGuinn

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We didn't have a garage to rehearse in.
We had to aggravate the folks in the house.
But I got a chance to play in a beer joint,
and that's how it started.
- Charlie Daniels

Remember folks stop lights timed for 35 mph are also timed for 70 mph.
- Jim Samuels

Some people just don't seem to understand the concept of fiction.
It is fiction; it ain't true, folks.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win.
- Tom Hicks

Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
- Kin Hubbard

I go wild on a stage.
Some folks have measured us an image.
They pretend us to be saints.
And that image is much tougher to keep up with.
Because that's not who we are.
- Donnie Wahlberg

Folks in the bottom half of the economy are already squeezed hard.
They will be bloodied and bankrupt if economic policy
inadvertently induces a recession.
- William Greider

America enjoys the best health care in the world,
but the best is no good if folks can't afford it,
access it and doctor's can't provide it.
- Bill Frist

Rich folks always talk hard times.
- Lillian Smith

We are thinking ahead to long-term care,
aware that many folks don't plan ahead and won't be ready.
We want to see to it that people will have choices.
- Christine Gregoire

White folks hear the blues come out,
but they don't know how it got there.
- Ma Rainey

I love to play; a stage is a safe place for me to be.
It's not that way for most folks, but I'd be lost without it.
- Rick Danko

Folks, I've been straight for seventeen days...
Not all in a row.
- Sam Kinison

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

That's all folks!
- Mel Blanc

Those folks out in the space suits are going to be getting beat up.
- Duane G. Carey

Being in space, I'm really looking forward to working
with this team of folks that I'm with.
- Duane G. Carey

Listening is the only way to entertain some folks.
- Kin Hubbard

The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now,
man, for more years than I know.
I got it from them.
- Elvis Presley

Nowadays, business is all about productivity -
and our folks produce.
- John Hoeven

There are some people that will be deterred by the
fact that we have nuclear weapons...
But those people are the folks we can deal with anyway.
- Charles Horner

Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks -
people without resources or options.
- Henry Hampton

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger,
which in Texas is called "walking."
- George W. Bush

I usually don't mind giving autographs,
but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you,
it's time to seek shelter.
- Mary Lou Retton

For the love of God, folks, don't try this at home.
- David Letterman

The folks in Mississippi are saying,
'Thank God for Texas.'
- Kinky Friedman

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable.
- Kin Hubbard

I was two and a half and my folks would put it on the
record player and I would run around the house screaming,
but I haven't been that hip since.
- Leo Kottke

Folks who are getting their strokes in the South are
not as unhappy with Howard Dean.
You don't see anybody starting any movement to get him out of office.
- Gwen Ifill

This is the kind of problem you want to have!
Country radio has been great to me my whole career.
I can't thank those folks enough.
- George Strait

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
- Kin Hubbard

Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere,
but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that
cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.
- James Bovard

My feet ain't got nothing to do with my nickname,
but when folks get it in their heads that a feller's got big feet,
soon the feet start looking big.
- Satchel Paige

Anybody who runs for president in this country and
comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping
the poor folks and black folks is not going to win.
- Charles Evers

I wanted to go to sea when I graduated from high school
but my folks talked me out of it.
- William M. Thomas

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught.
I have a two-year-old son.
You know what he hates? Naps!
End of list.
- Denis Leary

If you want that good feeling that comes from doing
things for other folks then you have to pay for it
in abuse and misunderstanding.
- Zora Neale Hurston

But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story.
I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read
it aloud myself without weeping at the end.
- Anne McCaffrey

It is really quite amazing that all of the folks supporting privatization,
from the president on down, keep invoking the name of my grandfather,
Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
- James Roosevelt

Privatizing Social Security will take dollars out of young folks' pockets.
- Max Baucus

Different strokes, for different folks.
- Sly Stone

I'd rather see folks doubt what's true than accept what isn't.
- Frank Howard Clark

Some folks think I painted Lincoln from life,
but I haven't been around that long.
Not quite.
- Norman Rockwell

Most of all, our troops from Alabama said they appreciate
the care packages from folks back home.
- Mike Rogers

Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

I think as long as there are folks on the fringe who want to make movies,
the indie scene will still be around.
I do think it's getting harder to get them seen though.
- Joshua Leonard

I don't really remember my folks singing to us,
but they read to us.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

I know folks all have a tizzy about it,
but I like a little bourbon of an evening.
It helps me sleep.
I don't much care what they say about it.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

I haven't got as much money as some folks,
but I've got as much impudence as any of them,
and that's the next thing to money.
- Josh Billings

I'll be damned if I want most folks out there to do
unto me what they do unto themselves.
- Toni Cade Bambara

And you know, we'd go to church.
We were Baptists.
And every now and then there'd be a tent would set up,
and it was the Holiness folks.
And we liked their music.
- Mel Tillis

That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part
and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks
back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world.
- Robyn Davidson

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them;
the only books I have in my library are books that
other folks have left me.
- Anatole France

But Patsy, she was a great, great girl.
And Brenda Lee is a wonderful person,
and her mama Grace.
I've known those folks for years and years and years.
- Mel Tillis

Folks, this is perfect weather for today's game.
Not a breath of air.
- Curt Gowdy

Finally, I have to say that the most surprising aspect
has been the speed at which the folks in India adapt to Western practices.
They learn fast, really, really fast.
- Sanjay Kumar

The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty
soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization
than to what they're organized for.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

Folks, I've had the best seat in the house.
Thanks for sharing it, I'll see you down the road.
- Brent Musburger

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

When all those city folks try to fix up my talking,
all they do is mess me up.
- Loretta Lynn

Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners -
why does it appear that some folks,
certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media -
seem to be afraid of you?
- Tony Brown

Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.
- Harper Lee

It is always open season on Christian and on white
folks because they are the group you can kick and you can get away with it.
It is politically correct.
- Jack Kingston

Folks never understand the folks they hate.
- James Russell Lowell


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