Quotes: being

Quotes 76 till 90 of 1856.

  • A reasonable amount o fleas is good for a dog - keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
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    A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    Source: Eerste wet voor robots
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, ''Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?'' holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. ''Yet,'' added he, ''none of you can tell where it pinches me.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
  • A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    A transcendent being can be any miracle.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
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    Accountants, machinists, medical technicians, even software writers that write the software for 'machines' are being displaced without upscaled replacement jobs. Retrain, rehire into higher paying and value-added jobs? That may be the political myth of the modern era. There aren't enough of those jobs.
  • Kate Reid
    Kate Reid
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    Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
  • Acting is playing - it's actually going out on a playground with the other kids and being in the game, and I need that. Writing satisfies that part of myself that longs to sit in my room and dream.
  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson
    British actress and politician 1936-
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    Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the
  • Aaron Stanford
    Aaron Stanford
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    Actors, we like stories, we like storytelling, we love being a part of the story, and if you give us a story that's interesting then we'll want to do it.