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Onion Quotes

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Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Sad Feeling-Down

A woman's chastity consists, like an onion,
of a series of coats.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time.
- Erma Bombeck

All we have to do is to peel the shrines like an onion,
and we will be with the king himself.
- Howard Carter

 

The Onion Field made a real writer.
And then I knew it was over, I couldn't be a cop anymore.
- Joseph Wambaugh

The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because
I was a cop when it happened.
I saw some of the indifference that my police department
showed to the surviving officer.
- Joseph Wambaugh

Good intentions are not enough.
They've never put an onion in the soup yet.
- Sonya Levien

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We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station
wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season
or spring onions during spring onion season.
For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.
- Mario Batali

When I wrote The Onion Field, I realized that my first
two novels were just practice.
- Joseph Wambaugh

It had more layers than an onion.
These writers meant business.
There was a level for everybody.
Your major could be celestial mechanics,
and there'd be celestial-mechanics jokes.
- Billy West

An onion can make people cry but there's never been
a vegetable that can make people laugh.
- Will Rogers

We're producing a movie now, 'The Onion' Movie,
and it's very difficult for me to be on the set.
If I'm not right in the trenches, it's very difficult
for me to watch another director,
because I'm not involved and it's not exciting.
- David Zucker

It's toughest to forgive ourselves.
So it's probably best to start with other people.
It's almost like peeling an onion.
Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get
to the point where you can forgive yourself.
- Patty Duke

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is easier to put on slippers
than to carpet the entire world
- Al Franken

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hold on... Joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

Anger is an acid that can do more harm
to the vessel in which it is stored
than to anything on which it is poured.
- Mark Twain

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You must live in the present,
launch yourself on every wave,
find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

Begin each day as if it were on purpose.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is important to expect nothing,
to take every experience,
including the negative ones,
as merely steps on the path,
and to proceed.
- Ram Dass

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks,
that we concentrate only
on what is most significant and important.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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