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I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists.
His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14.
Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.
- Tina Weymouth

I've learned that in order to achieve what I wanted,
it made more sense to negotiate than to defend the
autonomy of my work by pounding my fist on the table.
- Thom Mayne

You just have to believe in yourself when you've got something,
and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough,
somebody is going to open it.
- Cynthia Weil

 

The United States dollar took another pounding on German,
French and British exchanges this morning,
hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany.
- Gordon Sinclair

In fact I have nightmares about having children.
I want to carry a baby and feel the life within me and in my dream,
I do.
But every time after it's born, there's this incredible fear,
this pounding pulse of fear.
It's a real bad nightmare.
- Sharon Gless

Let me tell you, it is still morning in America.
It just happens to be kind of a head pounding,
hung over for four hours in America -
and it's shaping up to be a nasty day,
but its still morning in America.
- Glenn Beck

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Any time a running back reaches the age of 31 or 32,
he has to lose a step.
No one is a freak of nature.
No one is going to be able to take the pounding a running
back has to take over a 10-
or 12-year career and not lose a step.
- Al Michaels

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
- Benjamin Franklin

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Repressed anger still is anger, it just isn't expressed.
If you truly have no anger, you are blessed and joyful.
If you have repressed anger, know that you have anger,
you just haven't expressed that anger.
Go ahead, express your anger briefly,
pound pillows, scream, curse.
Then take a deep breath, and get over it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Was the crew well? Was I not? I had profited in many ways by the voyage.
I had even gained flesh, and actually weighed a pound
more than when I sailed from Boston.
- Joshua Slocum

Pound's crazy.
All poets are.
They have to be.
You don't put a poet like Pound in the loony bin.
- Ernest Hemingway

Beef also was difficult to be procured and exceedingly poor;
the price nearly sixpence farthing per pound.
- William Bligh

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
- Thomas Fuller

The first kiss I had was the most disgusting thing in my life.
The girl injected about a pound of saliva into my mouth,
and when I walked away I had to spit it all out.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I don't weigh a pound over one hundred and eighty and,
what's more, I never did.
- Fatty Arbuckle

An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
- Michael Korda

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.
- James Lovelock

Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein.
I don't know anything about explosives,
but, my God, do those things even need to explode?
- David Letterman

I was voted best-looking kid in high school but,
as you can see, things changed.
I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen.
You can make that 295 pound now.
- James Gandolfini

Last night I dreamt I ate a ten pound marshmallow.
When I woke up the pillow was gone.
- Tommy Cooper

There's something sexy about a gut.
Not a 400-pound beer gut, but a little paunch.
I love that.
- Sandra Bullock

If you want to ask about my drug problem,
go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter,
she'll answer any questions you have about it.
- Courtney Love

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
- James A. Garfield

There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks
of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler,
not an Ezra, a Walt, a thing of beauty,
a joy forever.
- Anna Quindlen

I really enjoyed doing the voice of Nose Marie on the
cartoon series Pound Puppies.
Fun, FUN cast.
- Ruth Buzzi

I never had to pound the pavement and really struggle after college.
- Moira Kelly

We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount
given for a right to buy houses took a million houses
out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent.
- John Prescott

When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help
is better than a pound of preaching.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Pound's translation of Chinese poetry was maybe the
most important thing I read.
Eliot a little bit later.
- Robert Morgan

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
- Rudyard Kipling

I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek,
It's my life at this point.
To deny it would just be foolish.
- Jonathan Frakes

The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this,
but there's no company whatsoever in that feeling.
Think of Pound's great emphasis, the way out is via the door.
- Robert Creeley

An once of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
- Michael Korda

The jargon of sculptors is beyond me.
I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female,
apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
- Ezra Pound

The law must be stable, but it must not stand still.
- Roscoe Pound

Genius...
is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.
- Ezra Pound

Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even
the most rigorous study of an art originally intended
to make glad the heart of man.
- Ezra Pound

I think most people read and re-read the things that they have liked.
That's certainly true in my case.
I re-read Pound a great deal, I re-read Williams,
I re-read Thomas, I re-read the people whom I cam to
love when I was at what you might call a formative stage.
- James Laughlin

I think there was a revolution in poetry,
associated chiefly with Eliot and Pound;
but maybe it is of the nature of revolutions or of
the nature of history that their innovations should
later come to look trivial or indistinguishable from technical tricks.
- Howard Nemerov

A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
- Ezra Pound

All great art is born of the metropolis.
- Ezra Pound

The worst mistake I made was that stupid,
suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism.
- Ezra Pound

To be clear, climate change is a true 800 pound gorilla in the room.
The effects of global warming threaten global environmental
upheaval over the coming century.
But for South Florida and the Everglades,
it could be our death knell if urgent action is not taken.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
- Ezra Pound

If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he
had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread
he might find it better in terms of pound per mile
to go to a massage parlor.
- Christiaan Barnard

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning
to the utmost possible degree.
- Ezra Pound

I was pleased that two very disparate photographs,
two images that each worked in their own way had appealed
enough to other people for them to buy them.
I was also relieved they weren't the last ones purchased,
and that they sold for a pound more than the frame was worth.
- Graeme Le Saux

I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
- Ezra Pound

Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue.
Good art can NOT be immoral.
By good art I mean art that bears true witness,
I mean the art that is most precise.
- Ezra Pound

The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions.
It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
- Ezra Pound

In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy,
just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries.
- Ezra Pound

No verse is libre for the man who wants to do a good job.
- Ezra Pound

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance...
poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
- Ezra Pound

But the one thing you should.
not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts,
it is wrong with the arts ONLY.
- Ezra Pound

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish
between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
- Ezra Pound

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life,
or at any rate no man understands a deep book,
until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

I have always thought the suicide should bump off at
least one swine before taking off for parts unknown.
- Ezra Pound

No man understands a deep book until he has seen and
lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you
have more function in a given weight,
which is very important if you are launching things into space,
and you have to pay by the pound to put things there.
- Ralph Merkle

Either move or be moved.
- Ezra Pound

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly
balanced courses of action you should take -
choose the bolder.
- Ezra Pound

I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs
half a pound or 10 pounds.
But I can't do a lot of casting.
I can work a jig or a worm.
But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting.
Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.
- Terry Bradshaw

A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
- Ezra Pound

Properly, we should read for power.
Man reading should be man intensely alive.
The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
- Ezra Pound

I would also like to act, once in a while,
but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o'clock
and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o'clock at night,
or act over and over and over every night on Broadway,
either.
- Jackie Cooper

If I could believe the Quakers banned music because
church music is so damn bad,
I should view them with approval.
- Ezra Pound

If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
- Ezra Pound


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