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Widow Quotes

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An evil deed is not redeemed
by an evil deed in retaliation.
- Coretta Scott King (widow of Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Related topics: Values

I've had two proposals since I've been a widow.
I am a wonderful catch, you know.
I have a lot of money.
- Ruth Rendell

I did not want to make the widow record.
I still haven't made the widow record.
- Courtney Love

I get lonely when I'm a Playstation widow.
- Ashley Judd

 

I'm ultimately a widow and a single mother,
who's not even getting to be a mother right now.
I am so alone, it's freaky.
- Courtney Love

Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then,
suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?
- Jackie Kennedy

Since I've got on the Internet, it's opened a whole
world of wasted time for me.
My wife says she's an Internet widow.
- Mick Ralphs

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Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters.
The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character,
that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother.
- Charles Perrault

When I did that interview with Hepburn,
the only ground rule was, you did not discuss Spencer Tracy.
Spencer Tracy's widow is still alive,
and she respected that.
- Morley Safer

A widow's refusal of a lover is seldom so explicit as to exclude hope.
- Samuel Richardson

My mother turned into a professional widow.
She couldn't understand why I wanted to be an engineer;
she thought I should be a chicken farmer.
- David Antin

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
- Dolores Ibarruri

Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.
- Aubrey de Vere

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.
- Courtney Love

Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power.
- Gloria Steinem

Widow.
The word consumes itself.
- Sylvia Plath

I think it's not a femme fatale when someone is not
doing it to manipulate men or be like a black widow.
She loves him.
She does it out of love.
She wants him so badly to stay with her.
- Salma Hayek

Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of
Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here
in Japan known to my poor wife,
in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless;
which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience.
- Will Adams

She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero,
a role that carried high expectations but she did a
credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially
in the face of a changing and often hostile American public.
- Morris Dees

Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women -
however well intentioned originally -
have become in fact restraints,
which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family.
- Martha Griffiths

I have talked to Debbie Hammond quite a bit,
Jim Hammond's wife, his widow.
I've seen their kids.
And last time we played Dallas, a lot of them came over.
It's hard for them to come see the show.
It's still hard.
- Reba McEntire

I've been writing about my boyhood, when I was a little
kid back on my grandfather's farm where we didn't know
about black widow spiders or all that stuff.
But writing about that is so easy.
- Kary Mullis

My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow,
reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband
first fell in love with her on this very account:
because she read Milton with such proper emphasis.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

This country owes them all a debt of gratitude.
The down payment on that debt is making sure that we
live up to Lincoln's charge:
to care for him who shall have borne the battle,
and for his widow, and his orphan.
- Dave Obey

A person may rightfully be happy if in this life he
could do a great favor for widows and orphans,
could assist support than, and facilitate fate of people.
- Islom Karimov

It's always the generals with the bloodiest records
who are the first to shout what a hell it is.
And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Widows are divided into two classes;
the bereaved and the relieved.
- Victor Robinson

When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages,
I would always lay a wager than the man,
If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
- Henry Fielding

Continuous persecution of widows and orphans is a crime.
Even the Bible says there is a specific place in hell
for those who oppress widows.
- Imelda Marcos

The steel workers have now buried their dead,
while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children
become objects of public charity.
The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly
rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government.
- John L. Lewis

I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the
aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that
provides secure retirement benefits for all,
especially those who are most at risk such as widows,
orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
- Chaka Fattah

'Statistically, people who have been happily married
and then widowed tend to remarry.
- Nigella Lawson

I sometimes think that being widowed is God's way of
telling you to come off the Pill.
- Victoria Wood

Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.
- James Martineau

Right now, too many women who reach retirement age
find themselves widowed or single,
relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
- Judy Biggert

We call that person who has lost his father,
an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.
But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend,
by what name do we call him? Here every language is
silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren.
One of my sons is my partner on the ranch.
- Wilford Brimley

Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
- William Ralph Inge

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we call the beginning is often the end.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
The end is where we start from.
- T. S. Eliot

The beginning of wisdom is to
call things by their right names.
- Chinese proverb

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sense the life force -
what the Chinese call "Qi" -
radiating powerfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Best friends are the ones who can be the farthest away
but there the fastest when you call.
- Anonymous

I accept everything that ever has been,
with no regrets, no resentments, and no call for vengeance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

My bold life awaits me. I answer the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The power of the Wizard lives within me.
I call upon its magic at will - transforming Fear into Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

When we find someone whose weirdness
is compatible with ours,
we join up with them and fall into
mutually satisfying weirdness -
and call it love - true love.
- Robert Fulghum.

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
- W. C. Fields

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden,
which is our mind ruled by fear.
Rip them out and call them by name.
- Sylvia Browne

Most of what we call management consists of
making it difficult for people to get their work done.
- Peter F. Drucker

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal.
When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
by any other name would smell as sweet
- William Shakespeare

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims
like a duck and quacks like a duck,
I call that bird a duck.
- James Whitcomb Riley

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan


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