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Occasionally Quotes

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However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

Related topics: Cynical Success Demotivational

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Most unhappiness comes from resisting life.
Occasionally, you have such a strong commitment
to changing the world order that it is worth
struggling against the flow of life.
But don't live your life as if each minor happening
were a matter of life and death.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I know why families were created with all their imperfections.
They humanize you.
They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally,
so that the beautiful balance of life is not destroyed.
- Anais Nin

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow
on top of a mountain in late May or June.
There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Think occasionally of the suffering
of which you spare yourself the sight.
- Albert Schweitzer

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness
that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I know many writers who first dictate passages,
then polish what they have dictated.
I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows.
- Edward Koch

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
- Winston Churchill

I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally,
but I would much rather see it than just listen to it.
- Sam Waterston

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally,
and politely, put parents in their place.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in
the morning and woke up at five in the morning,
and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.
- Guy Ritchie

The few bad poems which occasionally are created during
abstinence are of no great interest.
- Wilhelm Reich

A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter
who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
- Peter Ustinov

I have maintained a passionate interest in education,
which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered
remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.
- Philip Pullman

Occasionally it does hit me, the words on a page.
And I still love doing that, as I have for the last 60 years.
- Harold Pinter

Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed.
Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.
- Dean Kamen

The column's worked out great for me.
I've gotten a ton of ego satisfaction,
had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.
- Allan Sloan

The idea that maybe you don't have to own a car if
you only need one occasionally may catch on,
just like time-sharing caught on in real estate.
- Steve Case

At the end of OK Computer we were playing big,
big arenas and it wasn't right.
You can do those things occasionally but at the time it didn't feel right.
- Ed O'Brien

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally
is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism
on which its existence as a nation depends.
- Ambrose Bierce

Don't necessarily avoid sharp edges.
Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing,
as when you find a trout in the milk,
to quote Thoreau's example.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

We always have a take that's 'one for fun',
so once you've got what you need, you can do what you like.
Something does occasionally pop out of that tree.
I'm always open to ideas.
- Guy Ritchie

Some one has said that most of us don't think,
we just occasionally rearrange our prejudices.
- Frank Knox

Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard.
Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard
and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place.
But nowhere else anyway.
- Richard Branson

The conscience of an artist worthy of the name is like
an incurable disease which causes him endless torment
but occasionally fills him with silent joy.
- Georges Rouault

I have been away a great deal in the daytime,
occasionally at night.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

Occasionally, I have to think like myself to remember where I put something.
- Susan Taylor

People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader -
occasionally in the right direction.
- Alexander Chase

I have to make rock records occasionally.
- Evan Dando

According to the Gorean way of looking at things a
taste of the slave ring is thought to be occasionally beneficial to all women,
even the exalted free woman.
- John Norman

The underdog often starts the fight,
and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies -
unless I'm doing a guest star or something -
and occasionally I try to get back into television.
- Robert Englund

Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families.
- George Henry Lewes

I'm married, which means that instead of occasionally
wondering about men from afar,
I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded
by the strange male brain.
- Cathy Guisewite

Savvy observers occasionally note television's resemblance to the weather:
Everybody loves to complain about it,
but nobody can do anything to fix it.
- Michael Medved

As interesting as that music can occasionally be,
I don't think it really replaces the other.
- George Crumb

Occasionally I do things against my inner voice,
but you really should go for the thing that touches
you most-even if you don't quite know why it does.
- Alan Bates

My view is that while you do occasionally have differences
you ought to have a process where you can sit down and talk about things.
How else do you solve problems?
- Dan Miller

Although I still occasionally paint and draw,
my life has now been shaped by my writing.
- Russell Banks

I find it somewhat difficult to write with other people,
although it has happened occasionally.
- Graham Nash

It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world,
whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always,
she had to admit, interesting.
- Soren Kierkegaard

To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
- Alexander Smith

In his holy flirtation with the world,
God occasionally drops a handkerchief.
These handkerchiefs are called saints.
- Frederick Buechner

Occasionally if you do something extraordinary,
the crew responds with spontaneous applause,
but that's very rare.
- Claudia Christian

We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally
at our convenience and which ones may never be if we
are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
- Amy Vanderbilt

Occasionally, when I run into a great bass backstage
at a festival I'll play a few notes on the low E string,
just to feel the instrument vibrate against my belly.
- Steve Swallow

I do not read newspapers.
I do not watch television.
I am not interested in current events,
although I will occasionally discuss them if other
people want to discuss them.
- Diane Wakoski

I love to have battles of the wits with people that
can dish fast and dirty -
and it leads to problems occasionally,
'cause I can sound mean without attempting to be mean.
- Alton Brown

A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing
occasionally to stand alone.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I occasionally got called the Rush Limbaugh of Indiana,
but most people knew that my style was different.
- Mike Pence

I didn't realize House would be the central character,
more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally.
I relish his wounded nature - the lameness,
the scarred Byronic hero.
- Hugh Laurie

Television, although It's in steep decline,
still occasionally gives voices to people who don't have voices.
- Christopher Eccleston

We are so happy to advise others that occasionally
we even do it in their interest.
- Jules Renard

Although war is evil, it is occasionally the lesser of two evils.
- McGeorge Bundy

I have to take time occasionally to get away from the
pressures of this business.
If I don't, I think I would get stale,
and that would show in my music.
- Andy Gibb

It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even
when you know what you're talking about.
- Kin Hubbard

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
- B. C. Forbes

Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted
with the idiom of country or rock music,
it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar.
Bars are a rehearsal place.
- Garth Hudson

One of the disadvantages of being a patrician is that
occasionally you're obliged to act like one.
- Dalton Trumbo

Occasionally a student writer comes up with something
really beautiful and moving,
and you won't know for years if it was an accident
or the first burst of something wonderful.
- Howard Nemerov

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately,
you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
- Ulysses S. Grant

One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum
and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
- Anna Julia Cooper

I had therefore, no hesitation in giving all the information I had,
even though occasionally I tried to concentrate mainly
on giving information about the results of my own work.
- Klaus Fuchs

It would do the world good if every man would compel
himself occasionally to be absolutely alone.
Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
- Bruce Barton

Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
- Konrad Lorenz


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