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People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Related topics: Wisdom Cynical Psychology Philosophy

Stop holding on to the past.
Release your regrets about whatever you may have done
or failed to do that turned out poorly.
Forgive others for whatever they may have done
or failed to do that cause you harm.
Declare today to be a new beginning.
Let go of the past and move on with creating
a joyful new future for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I think it is inevitable that people program poorly.
Training will not substantially help matters.
We have to learn to live with it.
- Alan Perlis

 

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.
- Steve Brown

Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense
of fear and no concept of the odds against them.
- Robert Jarvik

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Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you
a poorly uniformed leader.
- Robert Baden-Powell

There are people who have tremendously important things to say,
but they say it so poorly that nobody would ever want to read it.
- Theodore Sturgeon

Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families;
well repressed,
it unsettles the whole world.
- Karl Kraus

Life is about having a good time, and it was a good time.
We did some things well and some things poorly,
but that was always the case.
- Norman Lear

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly
because of the lack of civility.
Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them.
The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
- James E. Rogers

Personally, people know themselves very poorly.
- Ernst Mach

When I look back at it, I'm mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot.
David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great,
but it just looks so cheap.
- Peter Berg

There are few performers who would have had the audacity
to even bring up the fact that they had been poorly reviewed.
- Sandra Bernhard

A good objective of leadership is to help those who
are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are
doing well to do even better.
- Jim Rohn

There are few surer ways to become disliked by men
than to perform well where they have performed poorly.
- Bryant H. McGill

It makes it difficult to decide which to go see,
since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa
is going to get a bad review even if it's poorly made.
- Terry Zwigoff

It was easier to do Shakespeare than a lot of modern
movie scripts that are so poorly written.
- Jessica Lange

History has shown us all too often the consequences
of dreaming poorly or not at all.
- Jeff Vandermeer

He who leaves nothing to chance will do few things poorly,
but he will do few things.
- Edward F. Halifax

Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers;
the lion never counts the herd that are about him,
nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
- Aaron Hill

And taking more money out of the private economy and
having the government perform as it has poorly done
with the stimulus I don't think is the right way to go.
- Mark Kirk

I would rather read a poorly structured story that
has fresh ideas than a tightly structured one with cliches.
- Douglas Wood

You don't win tournaments by playing well and thinking poorly.
- Lee Westwood

To live life well is to express life poorly;
if one expresses life too well,
one is living it no longer.
- Gaston Bachelard

The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
- Voltaire

Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor,
the world over.
- Henry George

Pitching...
sometimes I did so poorly, it brought me to tears.
- Dennis Eckersley

I think you have to learn that there's a company behind every stock,
and that there's only one real reason why stocks go up.
Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small
companies grow to large companies.
- Peter Lynch

But in any case, I did poorly on the tests and so,
in the first three years of school, I had teachers
who thought I was stupid and when people think you're stupid,
they have low expectations for you.
- Robert Sternberg

Most of us take it for granted that the person performing
our radiologic procedures is a competent professional.
But the fact is, poorly trained individuals examine
and treat thousands of patients in this country every day.
- Charles W. Pickering

Poorly secured nuclear material in the former Soviet Union,
or secrets from a scientist in Pakistan could help
build a bomb that detonates in Paris.
The poppies in Afghanistan become the heroin in Berlin.
The poverty and violence in Somalia breeds the terror of tomorrow.
- Barack Obama

Could I have worked under a system where there were
Draconian controls on my creativity,
meaning budget, time, script choices,
etc.? Definitely not.
I would have fared poorly under the old studio system
that guys like Howard Hawks did so well in.
I cannot.
- Michael Mann

It was Orwellian.
I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day.
It was by early that evening when the Times story ran.
That was an overreaction.
All human beings under pressure behave poorly.
- Gregg Easterbrook

My children - in many dimensions they're as poorly
behaved as many other children,
but at least on this dimension I've got my kids brainwashed:
You don't use Google,
and you don't use an iPod.
- Steve Ballmer

I behaved poorly by starting this whole thing and I
made some mistakes in dealing with it,
and they made some mistakes in dealing with me,
and taking down all my stuff was probably one of them.
- Gregg Easterbrook

The capitalists speculate on the two following factors:
the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible
and the competition of female labour must be employed
to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible.
- Clara Zetkin

We're going to be treated very poorly,
I think that goes with the territory,
and you have to get over it, get beyond it and know
who you are among your peers and especially among your
family when you look in the mirror.
- Vince McMahon

I was critical of the Israeli government,
however, for not being prepared for the move.
One does not uproot thousands of people without planning
in advance what will be done with them.
This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly.
- Norman Lamm

More and more Americans are asking about the price
that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community,
treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and
squashes small businesses.
- Anthony Weiner

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

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Outer show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colors.
I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and
am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
- Winston Churchill

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
- Wallace Stevens

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man.
Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
- Charles Edwards

It is only the poor who pay cash,
and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
- Anatole France

I love this work I do.
It's a privilege to serve the poor.
- Bono

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
- Horace

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey


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