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Andrew Denton Quotes

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I didn't like the nervous tension of being a public person.
- Andrew Denton

The world is infinitely more complex than it appeared to me 15 years ago.
- Andrew Denton

I've become a much more serious young insect.
- Andrew Denton

Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.
- Andrew Denton

 

I have deep respect for people's individual faith,
but when faith gets connected to the machinery of state,
or the machinery of hate, I find it very confronting.
- Andrew Denton

If Antarctica were music it would be Mozart.
Art, and it would be Michelangelo.
Literature, and it would be Shakespeare.
And yet it is something even greater;
the only place on earth that is still as it should be.
May we never tame it.
- Andrew Denton

You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it,
because comedy is really hard.
- Andrew Denton

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A poll earlier this year showed that 42 per cent of
Americans believe we're in the End Times.
- Andrew Denton

Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow.
It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country,
or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
- Andrew Denton

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

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

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

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

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
- Yoko Ono

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
- Satchel Paige

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

The earth is like a spaceship
that didn't come with an operating manual.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I have found out in later years that we were very poor,
but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

My mom's a Catholic, and my dad's a Jew,
and they didn't want anything to do with anything.
- Isabelle Huppert

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people
couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

Disneyland is a work of love.
We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
- Walt Disney

I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old.
He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
- Isla Fisher

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why
the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
- Laurence J. Peter

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Bums are the well-to-do of this day.
They didn't have as far to fall.
- Jackson Pollock

The act of conducting in itself, of waving my arms
in the air and being in charge,
I didn't miss.
I missed the sensual pleasure of being in contact with music.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

When I was snowed under with the work of an idol,
I didn't have time to think.
- Namie Amuro

My mother had a very difficult childhood,
having seen her own mother kill herself.
So she didn't always know how to be the nurturing mother
that we all expect we should have.
- Amy Tan

Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do.
I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

I have written a book.
This will come as quite a shock to some.
They didn't think I could read, much less write.
- George W. Bush

I was playing this horrible part.
I didn't didn't want to play it because the character was an awful racist.
But I'm glad I did it because I met Sidney Poitier.
- Richard Widmark

The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
- Berke Breathed

I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted
that I'd be a lousy businessman,
and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
- Peter Gallagher

Some men don't gel when it comes to work -
you have different work ethics,
different opinions, different points of views,
different methods of filmmaking - and we didn't gel.
- Antoine Fuqua

Or in the early days we didn't have the bus,
we had a station wagon.
- Mel Tillis


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