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Teller Quotes

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It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.
- Edward Teller

A good writer is basically a story teller,
not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell.
He has borrowed his authority from death.
- Walter Benjamin

 

The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him.
We are content with less than absolute truth.
- Charles Lamb

Trust the tale, not the teller.
- David Knopfler

Madame, all stories, if continued far enough,
end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
- Ernest Hemingway

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One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with,
one of the reasons that we're in magic,
is the difference between fantasy and reality.
- Penn Jillette

Teller and I worked Renaissance Festivals and street performing -
actually more real,
no kidding around, Philadelphia street performing than
we did Renaissance Festivals.
- Penn Jillette

My experience has been in a short 77 years that in
the end when you fight for a desperate cause and have good reasons to fight,
you usually win.
- Edward Teller

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things,
everything is becoming simpler.
- Edward Teller

Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast,
and only catastrophe is clearly visible.
- Edward Teller

Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution.
- Edward Teller

A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes.
It is innocent, unless found guilty.
A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe.
It is guilty, until found effective.
- Edward Teller

Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
- Edward Teller

No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect;
if it is right,
it will be simple in retrospect.
- Edward Teller

It is better, however, for his own reputation that
the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel
on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that
he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks.
- James Payn

It wasn't success, because Teller and I,
by the time Asparagus Valley got together -
within a year,
we had achieved all our goals.
I mean, our goal was to earn our living doing exactly what we wanted.
Which is many people's goal.
- Penn Jillette

Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb,
there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian.
I have no regrets.
- Edward Teller

I tried to contribute to the defeat of the Soviets.
If I contributed 1%, it is 1% of something enormous.
- Edward Teller

Physics is, hopefully, simple.
Physicists are not.
- Edward Teller

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell
in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
- Caskie Stinnett

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

An intellectual is a man
who takes more words than necessary
to tell more than he knows.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Being powerful is like being a lady.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel


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