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Prunes Quotes

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Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students,
and turns them into prunes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Related topics: Cynical Funny

Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism,
are all very good words for the lips.
- Charles Dickens

Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches
of a tree so that it will grow better.
- Henri Matisse

Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand,
water is water.
And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries
and stew them like applesauce they taste much more
like prunes than rhubarb does.
Now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

 

Give a lot, expect a lot, and if you don't get it,
prune.
- Tom Peters

Prune - prune businesses, products, activities,
people.
Do it annually.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge
a prune skin from the roof of the mouth.
More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results.
- Caskie Stinnett

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I'm taking Viagra and drinking prune juice -
I don't know if I'm coming or going.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers,
If I belittle dogs and mothers.
- Ogden Nash

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

I'm not a bit changed - not really.
I'm only just pruned down and branched out.
The real me - back here - is just the same.
- Lucy Maud Montgomery

Natural abilities are like natural plants,
that need pruning by study; and studies themselves
do give forth directions too much at large,
except they be bounded in by experience.
- Francis Bacon

Natural abilities are like natural plants;
they need pruning by study.
- Red Auerbach

This was the first day of our beginning to take up plants:
we had much pleasure in collecting them for the natives
offered their assistance and perfectly understood the
method of taking them up and pruning them.
- William Bligh

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

Soar - it's your natural state.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Judge your natural character
by what you do in your dreams.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Children are natural Zen masters;
their world is brand new in each and every moment.
- John Bradshaw

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

A mentality of scarcity - of lack -
is the natural consequence of
viewing the world through eyes of fear.
In contrast, when the world is viewed
through eyes of love,
the future becomes unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest force in the human body
is the natural drive of the body to heal itself -
but that force in not independent of the belief system.
Everything begins with belief.
What we believe is the most powerful option of all.
- Norman Cousins

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ecstasy is our very nature;
not to be ecstatic is simply unnecessary.
To be ecstatic is natural, spontaneous.
It needs no effort to be ecstatic,
it needs great effort to be miserable.
That's why you look to tired,
because misery is really hard work;
to maintain it is really difficult,
because you are doing something against nature.
- Osho

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss.
It is originally an unlearned feeling process.
Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
- Anne Grant

Magic is natural to Wizards,
and only a little harder for the rest of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not all is doom and gloom.
We are beginning to understand the natural world and
are gaining a reverence for life -
all life.
- Roger Tory Peterson

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and
peace are deep-seated and powerful.
They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
- Arthur Henderson

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
- Barbara Kingsolver

The road to freedom lies not through
mysteries or occult performances,
but through the intelligent use
of natural forces and laws.
- Ernest Holmes

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales,
so is the other.
- Francis Bacon

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because
we don't know how to replenish its source.
It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals.
It dies of illness and wounds;
it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
- Anais Nin

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
- Phillips Brooks

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws,
which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful,
natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
- Steve Martin

Nobody's a natural.
You work hard to get good and then work to get better.
It's hard to stay on top.
- Paul Coffey

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

The natural cause of the human mind
is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
- Thomas Jefferson

Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting
on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother:
the alternatives are all too expensive.
- Ann Oakley

Humor is a serious thing.
I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources,
which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

Every known fact in natural science was divined
by the presentiment of somebody,
before it was actually verified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Every appearance in nature corresponds to some state of the mind,
and that state of the mind can only be described
by presenting that natural appearance as its picture.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural,
religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
- Jack Kingston

It is as natural to die as to be born;
and to a little infant,
perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.
- Francis Bacon

Much reading is an oppression of the mind,
and extinguishes the natural candle,
which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
- William Penn

There is a much more exact correspondence between the
natural and moral world than we are apt to take notice of.
- Joseph Butler

You can only get really unpopular decisions through
if the electorate is convinced of the value of the environment.
That's what natural history programmes should be for.
- David Attenborough

Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights,
and to feel his own importance, will consider himself
as fully equal to any other person whatever.
- Joseph Priestley

Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt,
more properly than perceived.
- David Hume

Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason,
will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
- David Hume


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