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After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
by Shirley Jones

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

Related topics: Success

We assume that celebrities have it easy and so love
to watch them having to endure a bit of hardship.
- Shirley Jones

I'm a fan of Jerome Kern and Gershwin.
That's my kind of music.
- Shirley Jones

The musicals had a good, happy feeling,
saying that the world is a better place.
They say it's not reality, but who cares? There's too much reality these days.
- Shirley Jones

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I wanted some family structure and stability,
and that's what The Partridge Family afforded me,
not only financially but in the fact that I could be at home with my kids.
- Shirley Jones

I feel very fortunate to have been associated with
people such as Rodgers and Hammerstein.
I think they were geniuses of their time.
- Shirley Jones

I had done 25 motion pictures prior to The Partridge
Family and nobody knew my name.
- Shirley Jones


 

It's great to see that celebrities can be just like us -
that they too have their highs and lows,
that they don't always wake up looking their best,
that they have bad habits and annoying traits.
- Shirley Jones

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

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

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

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

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get
tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way
to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure,
heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek.
- Dan Rather

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face,
you should go home and examine your conscience.
- Woodrow Wilson

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him.
After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
- Marilyn Monroe

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
- Albert Camus

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughan

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

After much prayerful consideration, I feel that I must
say I have climbed my last political mountain.
- George C. Wallace

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

It is a common experience that a problem difficult
at night is resolved in the morning after the committee
of sleep has worked on it.
- John Steinbeck

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy.
But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
- Louise J. Kaplan

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all.
- Benjamin Spock

Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
- Stendhal

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

You can't wait for inspiration.
You have to go after it with a club.
- Jack London

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel
as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy

After a certain point, money is meaningless.
It ceases to be the goal.
The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

My buildings will be my legacy...
they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
- Julia Morgan

After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others:
health and money.
- Helen Gurley Brown

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James


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