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101st Quotes and Sayings
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I had seen the films out of World War II,
the great 82nd Airborne, the 101st, and all of those
of you in the greatest generation and the service that you had provided.
- Hugh Shelton

Nuts.
- General Anthony Clement McAuliffe
responding to a German demand to surrender his
101st Airborne Division in Belgium during World War II.

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

 

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

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When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

A person isn't who they are during
the last conversation you had with them -
they're who they've been
throughout your whole relationship.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The soul would have no rainbow,
Had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

I am certainly not an authority on love because there
are no authorities on love,
just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
- Bill Cosby

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Touch me in the morning
Then just walk away
We don't have tomorrow
But we had yesterday
- Ron Miller/Michael Masser

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether
he worships his own power or the power of God.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
That person did the very best they could,
given the knowledge, emotions, and prior experience
they had to draw upon at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with,
but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities
and the responsibility that we all had.
It wasn't the answer.
It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
- John Lennon

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme
experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.
Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.
- Will Rogers

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life,
particularly in adolescence.
- Robert Cormier

If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
- Margaret Smith

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

I found I could say things with color and shapes that
I couldn't say any other way -
things I had no words for.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I don't think my wife likes me very much,
when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
- Frank Carson

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

Thirty was so strange for me.
I've really had to come to terms with the fact that
I am now a walking and talking adult.
- C. S. Lewis

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

I owe much to mother.
She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally.
- David Rockefeller

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of
jingles have never had to sell anything.
- David Ogilvy

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
so I had to beat them with my mind.
- Martina Hingis

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
- Tom Ford


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