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Diverting Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Diverting

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It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces
into one powerful channel.
- James Allen

Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling
child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening.
- Herbert Gold

Short, successful military adventures are as effective
as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
- John Stockwell

I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore,
and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother
pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,
whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton

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Do not let spacious plans for a new world
divert your energies from saving
what is left of the old.
- Winston Churchill

I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984.
Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss
are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
- Benazir Bhutto

In the Depression we had to divert corn acreage.
- Orville Redenbacher


 

But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq,
whatever the strategy, cost and risks,
is certain to divert us for some indefinite period
from our war on terrorism.
- Brent Scowcroft

No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military
designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties,
is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources
and wealth and energy than seems necessary.
- Lester B. Pearson

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

When we are dealing with death we are constantly being
dragged down by the event:
Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
- Allen Klein

Women didn't want to watch other women on television
because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
- Jessica Savitch

Our trouble is that we drink too much tea.
I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient,
which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.
- J. B. Priestley

Those who can least bear a jest upon themselves,
will be most diverted with one passed on others.
- Samuel Richardson

The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may
return to better thinking.
- Phaedrus

Don't try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred
on Ayn Rand or any other dead person.
It can't harm the dead.
Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm.
- John McCarthy

Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence -
a lot passes you by -
simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.
- Anita Brookner

No longer diverted by other emotions,
I work the way a cow grazes.
- Kathe Kollwitz

But the more an organization succeeds and prospers,
the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals,
principles and purposes.
- Robert Shea

The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes,
but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises?
I can laugh at a puppet show,
at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

We Can Do It!
- WW II US Government Poster

Whenever a man or women is truly inspired,
it is because the same One Universal Spirit
is doing the inspiring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness.
- Anais Nin

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely
to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom.
I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks.
- Florence Henderson

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Equality and development will not be achieved however
if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.
- Jenny Shipley

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

I married beneath me, all women do.
- Nancy Astor

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

Men have a much better time of it than women.
For one thing, they marry later; for another thing,
they die earlier.
- H. L. Mencken

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
- Mary Schmich

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

There are three roads to ruin; women,
gambling and technicians.
The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling,
but the surest is with technicians.
- Georges Pompidou

Love men and women not for their strength
but their softness,
not for their fullness but their hunger,
not for their plenty but their need.
- Anais Nin
(paraphrase)

Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
- Candace Bushnell

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people
who are entitled to power,
entitled to leadership.
- Patricia Ireland

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

When women love us, they forgive us everything,
even our crimes; when they do not love us,
they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
- Honore de Balzac

I think housework is the reason most women go to the office.
- Heloise Cruse

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

Women don't want to hear what you think.
Women want to hear what they think -
in a deeper voice.
- Bill Cosby

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
- Fay Weldon

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization
is the influence of good women.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

Women must pay for everything.
They do get more glory than men for comparable feats,
but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
- Amelia Earhart

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
- Katharine Hepburn

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
- Agnes Macphail

Equal pay isn't just a women's issue;
when women get equal pay,
their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.
- Mike Honda


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