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Backyard Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Backyard

Please enjoy these Backyard Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

I feel a responsibility to my backyard.
I want it to be taken care of and protected.
- Annie Leibovitz

In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast
between the figures and the location -
I like that kind of California backyard look;
clapboard houses,
staircases outdoors.
- Helmut Newton

Don't be afraid to challenge the pros,
even in their own backyard.
- Colin Powell

I want to build a studio in my backyard.
The interest rates are low now, so who knows.
- Paul Taylor

 

Donning a glove for a backyard toss,
or watching a ball game,
or just reflecting upon our baseball days,
we are players again, forever young.
- John Thorn

Things will be very bad for Latin America.
You only have to consider the ambitions and the doctrines of the empire,
which regards this region as its backyard.
- Jose Saramago

My studio is designed for atmosphere.
I have a really cozy, comfortable room that has a great,
huge glass door that views my backyard.
- Geddy Lee

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I like to sit in my backyard.
I go out on the hammock and sit in silence and kind of meditate.
Nature is calming, and it's nice to go out there and clear my head.
- Devon Werkheiser

My challenge was even greater as a journalist,
because this was happening in my own backyard.
- Paula Zahn

I was a part of Backyard Soccer, and I hear that I
score a lot of goals in it.
- Brandi Chastain

In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight
of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year
nothing has been done to help you:
the hope and despair you all live with every day.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Learning can take place in the backyard if there is
a human being there who cares about the child.
Before learning computers, children should learn to read first.
They should sit around the dinner table and hear what
their parents have to say and think.
- Dixie Carter

For me the ideal date would be to drink wine in the
backyard under the stars,
listen to music and just talk.
Then we'd eat steak and, later, dessert.
If all went as planned, we'd save some of the dessert
and play with it while making out.
- Karen McDougal

How many people have a family grave in the backyard?
I'm sure I'll end up there,
or I'll shrink my head and put it in a glass box in the living room.
I'll get more tourists to Graceland that way.
- Lisa Marie Presley

I do not intend to dispute in any way the need for
defence cuts and the need for government spending cuts in general.
I do not share a not in my backyard approach to government spending reductions.
- Stephen Harper

Apart from being interested in a good role,
I think it's necessary to make up your mind as to whether
it will make a movie that will entertain an audience
all over the world and not just in your own backyard.
- Rod Taylor

People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens,
and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.
- John Betjeman

I love all of it, thinking up the plots,
getting to know the kids in the story,
their parents, backyards, pizza toppings.
- Caroline B. Cooney

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Love cures people - both the ones who give it
and the ones who receive it.
- Karl A. Menninger

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

I have the right to love many people at once
and to change my prince often.
- Anais Nin

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is the answer to all questions about relationship.
When two people sing their lives in harmony,
their lives are grand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Fear makes strangers of people
who would otherwise be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo,
but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you
when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

I'm actually starting to like more and more people
who have convictions that are unpopular.
- Bono

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine.
But you have to forgive yourself.
Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home,
then go out in the street
and start grinning good morning
at total strangers.
- Maya Angelou

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain


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