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Brendan Gill Quotes

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Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

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Parody is homage gone sour.
- Brendan Gill

If it were better, it wouldn't be as good.
- Brendan Gill

It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible,
on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.
- Brendan Gill

 

I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and
give them a weight and shape no greater than that of
a cloud of blue butterflies.
- Brendan Gill

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A mind at peace, a mind centered
and not focused on harming others,
is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
- Wayne Dyer

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is not the key to happiness.
Happiness is the key to success.
If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- Albert Schweitzer

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

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

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus


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