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Smartness runs in my family.
by Gracie Allen

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

Related topics: Intelligence

When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make
enough for 16 and only serve half.
- Gracie Allen

Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well,
but what you need today is Charm.
Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to,
I'll develop my radio personality.
- Gracie Allen

When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
- Gracie Allen

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This used to be a government of checks and balances.
Now it's all checks and no balances.
- Gracie Allen

The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow.
- Gracie Allen

A brain is a society of very small, simple modules
that cannot be said to be thinking,
that are not smart in themselves.
But when you have a network of them together,
out of that arises a kind of smartness.
- Kevin Kelly


 

The World Runs On God's Rules, and On God's Time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
- Jim Rohn

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood
why fans are so obsessed with them.
- Hank Aaron

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

So, I have the responsibility of making sure that HUD functions and runs well.
- Alphonso Jackson

Everybody who runs a Web site knows we're not assured of compatibility,
and we could end up with a split.
- Tim Berners-Lee

A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
- Thomas Fuller

Power runs with ideas that only the crazy would draw into doubt.
- Lawrence Lessig

Someone once told me the one thread that runs through
them all is a premium on personal courage -
not intellectual courage,
but just plain physical courage.
- Walter Lord

The thing with being on a series that runs that long
is that the writers run out of things to do.
- Ted Shackelford

A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or
tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow.
- Johann G. Hamann

If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you,
fill her above the brim with love of herself;
all that runs over will be yours.
- Charles Caleb Colton

When you get on base, holes open up and things happen
and you're able to find a way to score runs.
- Nick Johnson

There's a basic rule which runs through all kinds of music,
kind of an unwritten rule.
I don't know what it is.
But I've got it.
- Ron Wood

Reading isn't good for a ballplayer.
Not good for his eyes.
If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs.
So I gave up reading.
- Babe Ruth

Eventually, all things merge into one,
and a river runs through it.
- Norman Maclean

Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest.
- Harry F. Banks

Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films,
which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you
run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
- Jacques Rivette

He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices;
he is free and nothing holds him back.
- Henri Matisse

Wanting to take a light camera with me when I climb
or do mountain runs has kept me using exclusively 35 mm.
- Galen Rowell

Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own;
it needs continual input from everyone.
- Neil Kurshan

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white,
will hit more home runs than myself.
Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
- Hank Aaron

Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist
society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.
- Larry Niven

A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
- Ouida

I am more valuable to my team hitting .330 then swinging for home runs.
- Roberto Clemente

One of the things the government can't do is run anything.
The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads,
and both of them are bankrupt.
- Lee Iacocca

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit;
like a cunning bloodhound,
it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.
- Francis Beaumont

I don't like them fellas who drive in two runs and let in three.
- Casey Stengel

How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can,
and I try to swing right through the ball.
- George Herman

Let a joy keep you.
Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
- Carl Sandburg

The right of petition is an old undoubted household
right of the blood of England,
which runs in our veins.
- Caleb Cushing

By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here.
They are frustrated; I would be, too.
I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out.
- Russel Honore

Well, it really describes what it feels like to be
a normal person whose boss and friend suddenly runs for the president,
and then becomes the president.
- Karen Hughes

There's been a big spur in downtown development with new business,
restaurants and a lot of loft buying.
The buses run, and there's a subway that runs through downtown.
- Michael Ritchie

In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs.
- Harold Larwood

It's impossible to play a run with as much feeling as a single note.
I've never been so much into runs as making single notes cry.
- Robin Trower

Anybody who runs for president in this country and
comes out as strong as the Democrats were about helping
the poor folks and black folks is not going to win.
- Charles Evers

A leader who confines his role to his people's experience
dooms himself to stagnation;
a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs
the risk of not being understood.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Basically all the world's computer parts come from
the same supply chain that runs from Korea,
down through coastal China, over to Taiwan,
and down to Malaysia.
- Thomas Friedman

It would have been a helluva lot more fun if I had
not hit those sixty-one home runs.
- Roger Maris

Yet, that's what studios do.
If one thing works, they'll keep doing it till it runs
its course and people aren't interested anymore.
- Boris Kodjoe

We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs,
or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season
after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
- Marcus Aurelius

It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in
our country's history since Jim Crow.
And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
- Sidney Blumenthal

I take little bits and pieces of ideas that I may or
may not believe in but I give them to this character and he runs with them.
I have fun with however he handles the situation.
- Jhonen Vasquez

We are also working on the restoration of salmon runs,
and we are doing a new process of mass marking with
these fish so we can tell the wild fish from the hatchery fish.
- Norm Dicks

The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Men try to run life according to their wishes;
life runs itself according to necessity.
- Jean Toomer

The genius which runs to madness is no longer genius.
- Otto Weininger

Read the sacred writings of all the peoples on Earth.
Through all of them runs, like a red thread,
the hidden Science of attaining and maintaining wakefulness.
- Gustave Meyrink

It has been said that a pretty face is a passport.
But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.
- Julie Burchill

After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk
of the most dreadful of deaths,
whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.
- Albert Camus

Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story
has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it,
erm, runs.
- Kamal Ahmed

When you're in the middle of a pennant race,
you can't go up there thinking about home runs.
- Sammy Sosa

In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
- Henri Matisse

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed,
the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
- Denis Diderot

As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -
and near the end.
The milestones into headstones change,
Neath every one a friend.
- James Russell Lowell

Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline,
the first often tasting like the second.
- Edward Abbey

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,
the more ought law to weed it out.
- Francis Bacon

I think the ability to focus is a thread that runs
through so-called successful people.
And that's something that can be developed.
It can be self-taught.
- Fred L. Turner

David Ortiz is a genius.
He's incredible to watch.
Over and over, he hits home runs that are simply transcendent.
- Juliana Hatfield

We didn't score any runs today.
That's not my fault.
- Danny Bautista


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