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Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

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People who say it cannot be done should not
interrupt those who are doing it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The person who says it cannot be done
should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
- Chinese proverb

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
- Henry J. Kaiser

 

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

And now, excuse me while I interrupt myself.
- Murray Walker

Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake
we must not interrupt him too soon.
- Horatio Nelson

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Never interrupt your opponent when he's destroying himself.
- Paul Begala

I wanted to just do a one-act play for 26 minutes,
with commercials at the beginning and end.
For years, I couldn't get my way.
They wanted to interrupt three times.
- Norman Lear

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt
another in the current of his discourse.
- John Locke

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Never interrupt me when I'm eating a banana.
- Ryan Stiles

You're in the public eye and you just hope that people
don't come up and interrupt you while your in the middle
of a meal or a conversation or something like that.
- Wayne Rogers

It's been quite a 'pattern interrupt',
a massive change of the old programming.
- Kenny Loggins

Could I interrupt here, because there is an alternative explanation,
which you are particularly well placed to examine.
You know the argument that it is the alchemists in
the laboratories who invent the sweet new kits.
- E. P. Thompson

There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy,
just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself
to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up -
or didn't -
and Jamaican stories.
- Neil Gaiman

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity,
and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
- Francis Atterbury

The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations
and cuts short the most weighty observations,
has a romance of its own.
- Virginia Woolf

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

The process of writing has something infinite about it.
Even though it is interrupted each night,
it is one single notation.
- Elias Canetti

Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
- James A. Baldwin

A number of the major terrorist captures we have made,
the terrorist operations designed for the United States
that we have interrupted,
were enabled by the terrorist tracking program.
- Kit Bond

The world is moving so fast these days that the one
who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others,
by World War II.
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow

A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding,
is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
- Johannes Tauler

It is difficult to produce a television documentary
that is both incisive and probing when every twelve
minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits
singing about toilet paper.
- Rod Serling

Nobody kicks on being interrupted if it's by applause.
- Kin Hubbard

For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed,
they must be interrupted.
- Jean Paul

When we went on the air, I didn't want to be interrupted for an act-one curtain.
- Norman Lear

The last occasions when the timetable of our lives
would be interrupted for many years to come.
- Sister Parish

Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented,
interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose
existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
- Elizabeth Janeway

It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals;
it secures to them their respective Rights,
and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings,
which are interrupted, or wholly vanish,
the Moment it is disturbed.
- Charles Inglis

A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of
long and extensive waves;
on the contrary,
a short sea is when they run irregularly,
broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst
over a vessel's side or quarter.
- William Falconer

I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife,
such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people,
conceive it, believing that the conversations with
relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will
be continued in the hereafter.
- Edvard Munch

Above all, in comedy, and again and again since classical times,
passages can be found in which the level of representation
is interrupted by references to the spectators or to
the fictive nature of the play.
- Paul Watzlawick

The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground.
The final result, however, was the success of the Forest
Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game,
twice interrupted by rain.
- Henry Chadwick

At the point when continuity was interrupted by the first nuclear explosion,
it would have been too easy to recover the formal sediment
which linked us with an age of poetic decorum,
of a preoccupation with poetic sounds.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

I was born in London, England, in 1938,
a few months before the war, and spent the first years of my life there,
although I was evacuated a couple of times for short periods.
My schooling was very interrupted, both by frequent moves and by ill health.
- Anne Perry

If I'm interrupted, it's just a minor inconvenience,
but not a disaster, because it's easy to get back where I was:
that is,
the paint has not changed consistency;
the light has not moved.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking,
but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you
are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee.
But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf.
- Harper Lee

Kelly has a rather bad habit of interrupting.
- Jack Osbourne

Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure
of particular or individual interests.
- Alain Badiou

Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized
by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.
- Lewis Mumford

I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended,
continuing and perfecting childhood drawing -
without the traditional interruption of academic training.
- Saul Steinberg

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic;
in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
- George Ade

There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress,
and that is continuously, incessantly,
and without interruption.
If it is really going to work, the relationship has
got to be almost incestuous.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

We were now, as I before mentioned, upon this St.
Joseph's trail.
It was evident, by the traces, that large parties were
a few days in advance of us;
and as we too supposed them to be Mormons,
we had some apprehension of interruption.
- Francis Parkman

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

An evil deed is not redeemed
by an evil deed in retaliation.
- Coretta Scott King (widow of Martin Luther King, Jr.)

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it
as he who helps to perpetrate it.
He who accepts evil without protesting against it
is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

One who is injured ought not to return the injury,
for on no account can it be right to do an injustice;
and it is not right to return an injury,
or to do evil to any man,
however much we have suffered from him.
- Socrates

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love is patient, love is kind.
It does not envy, it does not boast,
It is not proud. It does not dishonor others,
It is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,
It keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil
but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts,
always hopes, always perseveres.
Love never fails.
- Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung

We see what we ASSUME we will see.
If you believe the world is evil, you will see evil.
If you believe the world is good, you will see good.
To change how life looks, change how you see life -
change your expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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