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Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan,
Brooklyn and the Bronx - and miracles began to happen.
- David Wilkerson

Ladies and Gentleman, the Bronx is burning.
- Howard Cosell

I'm just a kid from Bronx who got lucky.
- Ace Frehley

The Bronx is famous for two things.
Hip-hop, and 26 world championships.
- Kurtis Blow

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I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx,
went to public school, got out of public college,
went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it.
- Colin Powell

The value of tolerance is central to living in today's world -
especially in diverse places like the Bronx.
- Jose Serrano

I grew up in the Bronx where you would stay up late with your girlfriends,
just being silly in our bedrooms, whatever.
And I was always the clown.
- Jennifer Lopez


 

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
- Tony Curtis

When I started really singing I was 17,
18 years old.
I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx.
My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
- Dominic Chianese

But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue
in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an
aunt and uncle in Queens,
so in my heart I was a New Yorker.
- Jason Alexander

As far as Hip Hop Manhattan was after the Bronx.
- Kool Moe Dee

People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy
clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
- Ralph Lauren

When I was four years old, my mother owned some tenements in the Bronx.
- Cy Coleman

When you're a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx,
you don't get fed up too easily.
- Daniel Libeskind

Regis and I were inducted into the original Bronx Walk of Fame.
- Robert Klein

I represent a district covering Rockland,
Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part
of the 9 million people that this water is so important for.
- Eliot Engel

I don't need bodyguards.
I'm from the South Bronx.
- Al Pacino

In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day;
its a whole different mentality from the Bronx,
Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time -
because you basically just know your neighborhood.
- Kool Moe Dee

My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist.
I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family.
From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my
family to complete high school,
let alone go to college.
- Philip Zimbardo

If you grow up in the South Bronx today or in south-central
Los Angeles or Pittsburgh or Philadelphia,
you quickly come to understand that you have been set
apart and that there's no will in this society to bring
you back into the mainstream.
- Jonathan Kozol

Most American Jews came from the lower middle classes,
and therefore they brought with them not a lot of Jewish culture.
The American Jewish story starts with Ellis Island,
and the candy store in the Bronx.
- Arthur Hertzberg

I was raised in a Bronx public housing project,
but studied at two of the nation's finest universities.
I did work as an assistant district attorney,
prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities.
- Sonia Sotomayor

Since I do not believe that there should be different
recommendations for people living in the Bronx and
people living in Manhattan,
I am uncomfortable making different recommendations
for my patients in Boston and in Haiti.
- Paul Farmer

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Have you ever hugged a tree?
Hug a tree, and one day you will come to know
that it is not only that
you have hugged the tree
but that the tree also responds,
the tree also hugs you.
- Osho

All the world is full of suffering.
It is also full of overcoming.
- Helen Keller

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where love is, there God is also.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If something is important to you,
attend to it immediately, and regularly.
If something is not really important to you,
that's great also -
just scratch it off your to-do list forever,
and never worry about it again.
Choose how you invest your time, and honor your choices.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Thomas Jefferson
(also attributed to Benjamin Franklin and Lord Chesterfield)

Words are also actions,
and actions are a kind of words.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

A mother's happiness is like a beacon,
lighting up the future but reflected also on the past
in the guise of fond memories.
- Honore de Balzac

Marriage is not just spiritual communion,
it is also remembering to take out the trash.
- Joyce Brothers

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads
for foods that aren't healthy.
It's also going to be critical to increase marketing
for foods that are healthy.
- Michelle Obama

Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice,
and they are also the most protected.
- Alan Dershowitz

Our technological powers increase, but the side effects
and potential hazards also escalate.
- Alvin Toffler

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

The writer, when he is also an artist,
is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
- Elia Kazan

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait
- John Milton

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

I choose to be caring, compassionate and kind toward all people,
and I also choose to be indifferent to gossip,
petty complaints, and idle chatter.
About those, I just don't care.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

The poet may be used as a barometer,
but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.
- Lionel Trilling


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