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Mean Quotes

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The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

Related topics: Values

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end -
no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

 

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything.
It's the time we spent together that matters,
not how we left it.
- Trey Parker

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
- Albert Einstein

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be clear with yourself about what you mean
in conversations with others, and especially with yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means
you haven't succeeded yet.
- Robert H. Schuller

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

Just because I don't care,
doesn't mean I don't understand.
- Matt Groening's TV series The Simpsons.

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,'
they really mean,
'not really.'
- Dave Parnas

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

Just because something doesn't do what you planned
it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
- Thomas A. Edison

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
- Irene Peter

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

But I was in awe of the painters; I mean I was new in New York,
and I thought the painting that was going on here was just unbelievable.
- Robert Rauschenberg

I mean, whose songs don't focus on tragedy and loss?
- Lucinda Williams

Just because you know umpteen billion scales,
it doesn't mean you have to use them all in a solo.
- Kirk Hammett

I'm not mean.
- Matt Drudge

I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC
before they go any place else.
If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that,
what does it mean?
- Roone Arledge

I know that producing will ultimately mean more longevity in the business,
so when I'm tired of everything else and want to be behind the cameras,
I know that I can produce.
- Maria Menounos

The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

I don't mean to sound - I don't want it to come out funny,
but I don't like show business.
I love - I love acting in films.
I love it.
- Gene Wilder

I'm a gemini, and I get so bored so easily.
I mean, I have moved six times in the last eight years.
- Courteney Cox

I mean, I would never want to do anything to hurt my family,
but then again I would never want to do anything to hurt myself.
And I think they go hand in hand.
- Lauren Bush

By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which
makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin,
and pretend to be somebody else.
- Solomon Schechter

Does that mean we should give up? Probably.
But there are two issues worth considering.
The first is - is it really true that drugs destroy
the integrity of the game?
- Malcolm Gladwell

You know, there was not much wire work for any of us
actors to do because the extent of what they did was so huge.
I mean, they wouldn't just throw you from this table to that wall.
- Julian McMahon

I mean, God, I'm so lucky right now with the opportunities that I've had.
There's nothing to worry about.
- Alison Lohman

I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before,
Or else I am awake for the first time,
and all before has been a mean sleep.
- Walt Whitman

She tries to get a waitressing job for a while -
I mean,
she's looking for a while before she finds Coyote Ugly -
and it's hard to get a waitressing job in the city.
- Piper Perabo

The English say, Yours Truly, and mean it.
The Italians say, I kiss your feet, and mean,
I kick your head.
- Wilfred Owen

I mean, I can actually say goodbye to the game of golf,
never hit another golf shot the rest of my life and
I'd be happy because I can get back in life without any rotation.
- Greg Norman

Women need not take up with mean things,
since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best.
- Mary Astell

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I never think about poetry except when I'm writing it.
I mean my poetry.
- Norman MacCaig

I mean they're making remakes of my films and I'm not even dead yet!
Why would you want to make a remake?
- Norman Jewison

Our ultimate goal is extensible programming (EP).
By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules,
each module adding new functionality to the system.
- Niklaus Wirth

So I think we have an obligation with our size to make
sure that we are open to what people have to say to
us because the people who criticize us,
they're not all mean-spirited.
- Lee Scott

When they write about real stuff like my custody battle,
that's no fun.
Some things have leaked out about accusations that
have gone back and forth and that's just mean.
It's a tactic.
- Dean Cain

I mean whatever I do it's important that I put my stamp
on it and keep it in my world,
whether I'm doing a dance track or something like the
Russian album for example.
- Marc Almond

I mean I'm not smarter than the market,
but I can recognize a good tape and a bad tape.
I recognize when it's right and when it's wrong and
that's what my strength is.
- Jim Cramer

I mean, y'know, platinum is different in every country,
which can be confusing.
- Caroline Corr

On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have
always been supposed to do,
was to rely on their own devices and to -
I mean,
writing is a lonely business.
- Donna Tartt

I mean, all the ratings wars are silly.
But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the
ratings because it means,
you know, it translates into revenue.
- Connie Chung

The awful thing, as a kid reading, was that you came to the end of the story,
and that was it.
I mean, it would be heartbreaking that there was no more of it.
- Robert Creeley

I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it.
- Kathy Acker

Presents don't really mean much to me.
I don't want to sound mawkish, but -
it was the realization that I have a great many people
in my life who really love me,
and who I really love.
- Gabriel Byrne

We're a nation of liars.
But I mean that in the kindest sense.
- Neil Cavuto

It's just so hard sometimes to work out where people stand on these things.
I mean, isn't the Pope a feminist?
- Elizabeth Joan Smith

By the general process of epic poetry,
I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded
to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
- Lascelles Abercrombie


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