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It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Wisdom

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

 

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful
than Thor with his hammer.
The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau

You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm
not hungry enough to eat six.
- Yogi Berra

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

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Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

It is a truth universally acknowledged that
when one part of your life starts going okay,
another falls spectacularly to pieces.
- the movie Bridget Jones Diary

I would never want to be a member of a group
whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood.
- George Carlin

On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us,
we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped,
and literally cut into pieces.
- Buffalo Bill

Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
- Jack Benny

I did my work slowly, drop by drop.
I tore it out of me by pieces.
- Maurice Ravel

Air power is indivisible.
If you split it up into compartments,
you merely pull it to pieces and destroy its greatest asset,
its flexibility.
- Bernard Law Montgomery

Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another.
- Marcel Duchamp

And an integrated life is one where you're able to
fit the different pieces of your life together in seamless fashion.
- James Collins

There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse:
you can hit it,
you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.
- Alexander Herzen

It's very likely that graduates, current employees
and retirees have some wonderful pieces of Deer Park
history in their closets or garages.
- Matt Lucas

Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances,
and it is very surprising.
They played one of my most advanced pieces,
and one of my most unusual ones on the radio.
- Elliott Carter

Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
- Susan Sontag

I've always drawn on bits and pieces of my own life.
- Armistead Maupin

Sometimes I've gotten photographs back and people have
literally shaven off pieces of me,
and I tell them to put it back.
- Alicia Keys

It's one of the things that looks good written down,
but the reality is that you think about the pieces
you're doing and try to bear in mind everyone in the audience.
- Matthew Bourne

I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material
for various comics that were at the Windmill...
as well as my film job, I was under contract,
I was allowed to do that and everything.
- Val Guest

How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us?
- William Dean Howells

A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology.
I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces
of electronic equipment to say that.
- Laurie Anderson

One curious thing about growing up is that you don't
only move forward in time;
you move backwards as well,
as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
- Philip Pullman

I've had confidence in myself all along.
It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place.
- Dale Earnhardt

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting
to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me.
But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.
- Peter Mayhew

It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.
- Gustav Mahler

We all need to look into the dark side of our nature -
that's where the energy is,
the passion.
People are afraid of that because it holds pieces of us we're busy denying.
- Sue Grafton

All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity.
That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
- Jack Bowman

Like Joseph Mitchell, I would scour the streets of
New York and find little pieces of what other people think of as junk -
and collect it.
- Stanley Tucci

Yeah, I love doing ensemble pieces.
You get to meet so many new people and make new friends.
- Devon Sawa

The best thing about being a cartoonist is to walk
into a bar or someone's apartment and they don't know you,
but they've taped one of your pieces up.
- Ted Rall

The challenge we have in the war on terrorism is looking
around for those pieces that matter and trying to fit them together.
- Mac Thornberry

I have composed several pieces which are performed outdoors,
not only in the auditoria.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.
- Igor Stravinsky

The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces;
transfer them into the domain of our nose,
and we will be forced to flee.
- Jean Cocteau

I was doing acting work at Fox - bit pieces with Greg
Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that -
and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years.
- Larry Buchanan

I can't do pieces I only admire technically.
I have to feel some direct contact with them.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

You cannot parcel out freedom in pieces because freedom is all or nothing.
- Tertullian

Our clothes are going to pieces fast.
Send provisions as soon as possible.
- William John Wills

Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson,
what happened in this country is we took freedom and
we chopped it into pieces.
- Ron Paul

The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook,
are called Minor Pieces.
- Howard Staunton

In the morning we received some very thin coffee.
For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it,
in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it.
- Leon Askin

I don't like to sell my finest pieces.
- Beatrice Wood

God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age,
some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.
- John Donne

Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.
- Hans Hofmann

I don't watch the show - only bits and pieces of all of them.
The only one I sat through was the pilot.
- Calista Flockhart

I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also
have many pieces on display around the world.
- Tony Curtis

It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that
were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are
being done by another dance company.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I'm not actually teaching any more, but I am writing
pieces for schools all the time,
and for kids.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces.
- Harrison Birtwistle

I'm just doing little bits and pieces for other magazines right now.
- Jhonen Vasquez

Simple stories...
emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
- Cyril Cusack

The fact is that great musical pieces take and hold
the stage because they provide great emotional experiences.
- Sarah Caldwell

Eighty percent of my pieces gravitate towards an A,
as a tonal thing, not at the beginning,
but somewhere in it.
- John Corigliano

I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films.
- Neil LaBute

We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace.
- Michael Franti

Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film
I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of,
so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
- Jenny Agutter

I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving
herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

They put chains on me; they chained my waist,
my legs.
Put me in the back of a squad car, and I literally blacked out.
I didn't even - there's whole pieces missing.
- Jim Bakker

I've got one idea I want to do for a film and you know
I just enjoy myself doing bits and pieces.
- Norman Wisdom

I don't see how they can with most of my pieces,
but I think it's unfortunate that they can through
familiarity with flashy performances of a great deal of other music.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

I have done some short pieces that are not horror.
- Richard King

I think it is most important for a teacher to play
the pieces and studies that are being played by the student.
- James Galway

I wanted something very dense, something that would
sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft,
sweet, for more of a mellow sound.
- Les Paul

A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we
have that people are still thinking.
- Jerry Seinfeld

I recorded a song called, I Fall to Pieces,
and I was in a car wreck.
Now I'm worried because I have a brand-new record,
and it's called Crazy!
- Patsy Cline

I'd go on the train to castings, changing from my school uniform on the train.
I carried on like that for a few years,
getting jobs in bits and pieces.
- Kate Moss


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