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Proper Quotes

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What are the proper grounds for joy?
Is it circumstance which will
determine the stature of my spirit?
Ah, no. It is choice. It is always a choice -
in the face of any event - for joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Related topics: Inspirational Choice Happy Positive Happiness Attitude Circumstances Wisdom

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our
native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone

 

The proper office of a friend is to side with you
when you are in the wrong.
Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right.
- Mark Twain

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
- Herbert Simon

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Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
- Thomas J. Watson

The bottom line is, if somebody doesn't go through
proper security screening,
they're not going to go on the flight.
- John Pistole

Those things which I am saying now may be obscure,
yet they will be made clearer in their proper place.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

The proper route to an understanding of the world is
an examination of our errors about it.
- Errol Morris

Facetiousness is allowable when it is the most proper
instrument of exposing things apparently base and vile to due contempt.
- Isaac Barrow

The proper reply to right wing religiosity is not to
insist that politics and religion don't mix.
This is the stock response of the left.
- Christopher Lasch

The Supreme Court is not elected, and it is therefore
not a proper arbiter of social policy.
- Lamar S. Smith

I happen to be one who believes very strongly that
state and local governments have their proper roles.
- Don Nickles

Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate
unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare.
- William Vickrey

If we were all determined to play the first violin
we should never have an ensemble.
therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
- Robert Schumann

It is impossible for our working people to maintain
their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining
a sufficient supply of fat,
allotted to them on a proper basis.
- Paul von Hindenburg

I never quite envisioned myself a proper doctor under that white coat,
but I was interested in the idea of healing and in
the psychological dimension rather early on.
- Robert Jay Lifton

The mission proper to the Church is that of proclaiming the Gospel.
- Karl Lehmann

Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent.
He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.
- Patricia Highsmith

The proper study of mankind is woman.
- Henry B. Adams

Photography does not create eternity,
as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.
- Andre Bazin

The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
- Jonathan Swift

It is altogether proper for people to recognize a sovereign God.
- Roy Moore

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Oh yes, after the war, and we were all starving -
we had no proper food or anything -
no proper shoes.
- Ninette de Valois

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites,
and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
- Aeschylus

A chronicle is very different from history proper.
- Howard Nemerov

I have the fault of being a little more sincere than is proper.
- Moliere

No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question.
It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing.
The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?
- Bertrand Russell

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan;
The proper study of mankind is man.
- Alexander Pope

It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs
of military women and ensure they receive proper care
during the first year following childbirth.
- Susan Collins

Mills insisted that a sociologist's proper subject
was the intersection of biography and history.
- Todd Gitlin

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench,
underscoring the importance of appointing judges who
have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich

If what the heart approves conforms to proper patterns,
then even if one's desires are many,
what harm would they be to good order?
- Xun Zi

Divorce these days is a religious vow,
as if the proper offspring of marriage.
- Tertullian

The generality have considered that disease is but
a confused and disordered effort in Nature,
thrown down from her proper state, and defending herself in vain.
- Thomas Sydenham

The sublimity of administration consists in knowing
the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
- Charles de Montesquieu

If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court,
an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect.
- Harold Pinter

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Excellent, there's nothing quite like a blunt object
to reinforce proper administration ethics.
- Simon Travaglia

My deepest impulses are optimistic, an attitude that
seems to me as spiritually necessary and proper as
it is intellectually suspect.
- Ellen Willis

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for
time determines success or failure.
- Malcolm X

I regard freedom of expression as the primary right
without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.
- Lord Hailsham

There are few cases in which mere popularity should
be considered a proper test of merit;
but the case of song-writing is,
I think, one of the few.
- Edgar Allan Poe

A woman confronting men is a proper subject,
it is inexhaustible.
- Claude Chabrol

Non-citizen terrorist suspects are not members of the
American national community,
and they have no proper claim on the rights Americans accord one another.
- Richard Perle

After playing now for 60 years, it's still very challenging
for me to play a simple melody and have it clean and
touch the reed at the proper time in the proper way.
- Lee Konitz

As a member of Congress, and a parent,
I understand the importance of ensuring that families
are able to provide a meaningful and proper burial for their loved ones.
- Jon Porter

If the fans want me out, I'll put my hands up and leave.
Like a proper man.
I won't make excuses, I'll leave.
- Paul Gascoigne

With a mini series you can give the story a proper sense of pacing,
a proper sense of closure.
- Garth Ennis

It is proper that the federal government help alleviate
short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those
brought about by Hurricane Katrina.
- Mel Martinez

The science of the mind can only have for its proper
goal the understanding of human nature by every human being,
and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
- Alfred Adler

Sadism is all right in its place, but it should be directed to proper ends.
- Sigmund Freud

Mere access to the courthouse doors does not by itself
assure a proper functioning of the adversary process.
- Thurgood Marshall

You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper,
and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make
proper judgements about what is going on.
- Harry S. Truman

We can put television in its proper light by supposing
that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed
at printing only comic books.
- Robert M. Hutchins

I particularly recognize that reasonable people can
disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is
between privacy and security and safety.
- John Pistole

We have to make their livelihoods viable,
get them the proper prices for their produce,
try and make them stay rather than sell their property and leave again.
- Paddy Ashdown

The proper study of Mankind is Man.
- Alexander Pope

The class distinctions proper to a democratic society
are not those of rank or money,
still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned,
of race, but of age.
- W. H. Auden

I won a scholarship with the Brixton School of Building.
I screwed around, not putting in a proper attendance.
- Ronald Biggs

Silence at the proper season is wisdom,
and better than any speech.
- Plutarch

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty,
just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.
- John Ruskin

The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment,
gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy.
- Buffalo Bill

The only proper way to eliminate bad habits is to replace them with good ones.
- Jerome Hines

Those who know how to win are much more numerous than
those who know how to make proper use of their victories.
- Polybius

I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors
from all over Pakistan following my retirement after
the World Open in 1993 but there was no support.
- Jahangir Khan

We had only snacks last time, I think it was OK for a day time menu.
But this time it will be late night when people gather
so we should add some proper meals.
- Hidetoshi Nakata

You return and again take the proper course,
guided by what? - By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.
- John McDonald


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