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We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

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What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

You uncover what is,
when you get rid of what isn't.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West


If money help a man to do good to others,
it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil,
and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.
- Swami Vivekananda

Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

It's funny how the hippies and the punks tried to get
rid of the conservatives,
but they always seem to get the upper hand in the end.
- Bjork

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We made some mistakes.
We had some managers we didn't like and had to get rid of,
and that cost some money.
Stuff like that.
But overall, we did really well.
- Robby Krieger

My wife is always trying to get rid of me.
The other day she told me to put the garbage out.
I said to her I already did.
She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music:
the voice.
- Brian Eno

Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.
- Ludwig Borne

Money is only useful when you get rid of it.
It is like the odd card in "Old Maid";
the player who is finally left with it has lost.
- Evelyn Waugh

Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house.
The first necessary move then, is to rid that house
of all but furnishings essential to success.
- John McDonald

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.
- Robert A. Heinlein

I often find that having an idea in my head prevents
me from doing something else.
Working is therefore a way of getting rid of an idea.
- Jasper Johns

It is a proof of our natural bias to evil,
that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good;
but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.
- Augustus Hare

I studied voice for three months to get rid of my English accent.
I changed my hair to blonde.
I knew I could be sexy if I had to.
- Deborah Kerr

I mean, it didn't matter to me that there were people,
it didn't matter that I was shy Just the sound was
so captivating that it helped me to get rid of those inhibitions.
- Eric Clapton

I don't understand why people would want to get rid of pigeons.
They don't bother no one.
- Mike Tyson

So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason
that we went so long to Doctor Simons,
was to get rid of all these...
mixed feelings that we had.
- Betty Hill

I remember when I was in my late teens just getting rid of lots of records,
realizing I only ever listened to them when I was reading,
or watching TV, or doing something else.
- Jonny Greenwood

And that is called paying the Dane-geld;
but we've proved it again and again,
that if once you have paid him the Dane-geld you never get rid of the Dane.
- Rudyard Kipling

I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years,
but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.
- Alan Shepard

If you've got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups,
you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle.
You've got to get rid of that fat!
How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet.
- Jack LaLanne

When we first sold the Wallace and Gromit shorts to America,
people suggested we get rid of the strange British
accents and put clear American voices on them,
and we held out.
- Nick Park

I want to rid the country of corruption and return
our economic environment.
- Nestor Kirchner

What's love if not the thing you'll do anything and
everything to get back once lost? What's hate if not
the thing you'll do anything and everything to get rid of once found?
- Brian Celio

I think sometimes negative campaigning,
like so much, is in the eye of the beholder,
and I don't think we'll ever get rid of it.
- Peter Jennings

I am now the target of the most powerful man in this country,
with an army of aides whose major responsibility today
seems to be to attack me and get rid of me.
- Gerald Walpin

I imagine that the intention is to get rid of them.
The interests of security demand that we get rid of them.
- Moshe Sharett

For these cultures, getting rid of the pain without
addressing the deeper cause would be like shutting
off a fire alarm while the fire's still going.
- David Foster Wallace

She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was
able to completely get rid of me.
Don't ask me why.
- Jim Lampley

I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing
my hand on their forehead,
and backaches by placing my hand on their back.
It's a powerful example of love that really works.
- Shelley Long

In liberating Iraq, we have rid the nation and the
rest of the world from the danger of Saddam Hussein.
- Elizabeth Dole

I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire,
and that's to get rid of all my other desires.
- John Cleese

We believe that Almighty God has sent us Adolf Hitler
so that he may rid Germany of the hypocrites and Pharisees.
- Robert Ley

By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him,
but you will not rid men's minds of him.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Sometimes if you want to get rid of the gun,
you have to pick the gun up.
- Huey Newton

It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians
have to get hurt in wars,
otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy
way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
- Fred Woodworth

And you know, almost in a perverse way,
I wish it had been undue influence because we know how to correct that.
We get rid of the people who, in fact,
were exercising that.
- David Kay

So instead of talking about theoretical ways of ending the war and violence,
I say that we have to get rid of the individual asholes
in each office and situation.
- Colin Quinn

Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake.
- Larry Hagman

Is Medicare socialism? You want to get rid of Medicare.
And a lot of the people against health care do.
I want to preserve it and grow it.
- Anthony Weiner

Something got screwed up in terms of your priorities
if you think it's more important to get rid of the
dividend tax than it is to take care of 11 million kids.
- David Broder

First of all, I didn't suggest that we should simply get rid of all prisons.
- Angela Davis

The first duty of man is to conquer fear;
he must get rid of it,
he cannot act till then.
- Thomas Carlyle

You wanna get rid of drug crime in this country? Fine,
let's just get rid of all the drug laws.
- Ron Paul

If you have a little extra parking, I err on the side
of getting rid of it in favor of having some more greenery.
- Michael King

It's funny about men and women.
Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them.
Women pay emotionally coming and going.
Neither has it easy.
- Hedy Lamarr

The military is trying very hard right now to put a
better face on Guantanamo,
and I think they actually have tried to rid some of
the extreme versions of abuse that we have read about.
- Jane Mayer

Rewriting is a large part of the whole job.
And get rid of stuff that's not working.
Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in,
probably late, to your editor.
- Kurt Loder

Writing is one of the few professions in which you
can psychoanalyse yourself,
get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public,
and get paid for it.
- Octavia Butler

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized,
there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons,
and a strong desire to get rid of them.
- Joseph Rotblat

We got rid of a terrible dictator.
We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life
under a representative form of government.
- Colin Powell

But of course it's always gonna be Suicide,
our fingerprints, ya know? You can't ever get rid of that.
- Alan Vega

Right after Dynasty ended I had a facelift and laser
surgery to get rid of lines around my eyes.
- Linda Evans

We must get rid of all the guns.
- Sarah Brady

War can only be abolished through war,
and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
- Mao Zedong

I know a man who doesn't pay to have his trash taken out.
How does he get rid of his trash? He gift wraps it,
and puts in into an unlocked car.
- Henny Youngman

Last night, two men tried to force my shutters.
I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models.
He told them to kill me.
I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me.
- Camille Claudel

We have a president for whom English is a second language.
He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,'
but he's pretty much one himself.
- Robin Williams

One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting
rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.
- Louis Kronenberger

Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that
of being rid of an old one.
- William Wycherley

We have to get rid of those nuclear weapons.
- George Wald

You need not aspire for or get any new state.
Get rid of your present thoughts, that is all.
- Ramana Maharshi

I often wish...
that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks
the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman

There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull:
How do you hang on to someone who won't stay? And how
do you get rid of someone who won't go?
- Danny DeVito

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment,
and return to the original system that funds government
with a variety of tariffs and duties.
- Alan Keyes

Man is created to be God's deputy on earth and it is
important to realize the obligation to rid ourselves
of all illusions and to make our lives a preparation for the next life.
- Cat Stevens

The first day I arrived, they told me to go home and get rid of that cold.
- June Allyson

I didn't want to deal in poetry.
I got rid of that after a few months.
- Tom Wesselmann

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