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Seriousness Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Seriousness

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Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

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Run a home like you would a small business and treat
it with the same seriousness.
- Anthea Turner

Men are convinced of your arguments,
your sincerity,
and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
- Albert Camus

The President is not squaring with the American people
as to the seriousness of our nation's fiscal condition.
It is time for people to stand up and tell the truth.
- Kent Conrad

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Go on, then, and let your intent be seriousness.
- Donald Cargill

Seriousness is stupidity sent to college.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Advertising treats all products with the reverence
and the seriousness due to sacraments.
- Thomas Merton


 

First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise,
a life of seriousness and strict sobriety.
- David Brainerd

If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time,
you've created a special little thing,
and that's what I'm looking for, because if you get pompous,
you lose everything.
- Paul Simon

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
- Heraclitus

It is not so important to be serious as it is to be
serious about the important things.
The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which
would do credit to any college student,
but the monkey is serious because he itches.
- Robert M. Hutchins

In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse,
exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society,
and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources
need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.
- Bob Ney

You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character.
All you can do is focus on your work.
The rest is up to the universe.
I've been acting for 16 years.
I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness,
there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
- Robert Patrick

In the past week it has become clear that the vote
on the final healthcare bill will be very close.
I take this vote with the utmost seriousness.
I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted
the better part of the last century to bring America
in line with other modern democracies in providing
single payer health care.
- Dennis Kucinich

Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great
seriousness like a squirrel for example -
I mean without looking for something beyond and above living,
I mean living must be your whole occupation.
- Nazim Hikmet

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

The concept of two people living together for 25 years
without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit
only to be admired in sheep.
- A. P. Herbert

To beat the market you'll have to invest serious bucks
to dig up information no one else has yet.
- Merton Miller

People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
- Alan Kay

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

The moment you start seeing life
as non-serious, a playfulness,
all the burden on your heart disappears.
All the fear of death, of life,
of love - everything disappears.
- Osho

The one serious conviction that a man should have
is that nothing should be taken too seriously.
- Nicholas Murray Butler

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
- Peter Ustinov

Life is serious? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A joke is a very serious thing.
- Winston Churchill

Life is serious, get out your magic wand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

Humor is a serious thing.
I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources,
which must be preserved at all cost.
- James Thurber

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play.
It is bound up with hatred, jealousy,
boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence.
In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
- George Orwell

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression
of free speech and assembly.
Men feared witches and burnt women.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
- Louis D. Brandeis

I've become a much more serious young insect.
- Andrew Denton

It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
- Don Herold

I started cooking when I was about 10.
I have memories like when I was 6 or 7 with my mom,
and when I was 12 I started getting real serious about cooking.
- Emeril Lagasse

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

Your glass will not do you half so much service as
a serious reflection on your own minds.
- Mary Astell

Going to school and working for good marks,
indeed working for very good marks, was a serious business.
- Martin Lewis Perl

But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually
weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem,
which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT.
- James Meade

I try to deal with my serious reading before work.
- Donna Shalala

I think all phases of one's career are serious if you
take it seriously no matter if you are doing high profile dramatic pieces or not.
- Bill Murray

Commitment is the enemy of resistance,
for it is the serious promise to press on,
to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.
- David McNally

One time when somebody showed up in a wedding dress,
but I never knew if it was a joke, or she was serious.
She asked me to marry her.
She was serious.
It was pretty funny.
- Bryan White

I consider myself a serious musician.
Doing a comedy show does not take away from that in any way.
- Kevin Eubanks

I'm a very serious person.
- Tom Ford

But if you look at teams that want to share more revenues,
they're teams that don't have a lot on the table.
They've long since not had any serious investment in their team.
- Jerry Jones

I have not had any serious non-academic job.
- Amartya Sen

The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play,
is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration,
of the hero.
- Maxwell Anderson

In childhood I developed a serious throat infection,
and my heart stopped beating.
I recovered from that illness with a voice that boomed forth like Kate Smith's!
- Patsy Cline

Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are
a thinker you must be a frowning bore,
because thinking is so damn serious.
- Jacques Maritain

One death to a man is a serious thing:
a dozen neutralize one another.
- Richard Francis Burton

To be deeply committed to negotiations,
to be opposed to a particular war or military action,
is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
- Myriam Miedzian

Security for agriculture merits serious concern by
not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole.
The risk to the U.S.
food supply and overall economy is real.
- Pat Roberts

When I met Jack Kennedy, he was a serious young man with a dream.
He was not a womanizer, not as I understood the term.
- Gene Tierney

I have made many serious statements -
I just can't remember any of them.
I guess they mustn't have been very important.
- Oliver Reed

It's fun to do a comedy and hook people in and then
hoodwink them into watching a serious movie.
I like to lead in with the comedy and then hit them
over the head with a drama.
- Reese Witherspoon

My reaction to a lot of the current situation that
we're in is based in part on a serious concern that
the present administration's course ignores reality.
- Vinton Cerf

I am interested in getting people to use the healthcare
system at the right time,
getting them to see the doctor early enough,
before a small health problem turns serious.
- Donna Shalala

If I'm in something funny, I like to try and find some
kind of serious line in it that people can relate to.
- Ron Livingston

The problems of language here are really serious.
We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms.
But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language.
- Werner Heisenberg

Art is too serious to be taken seriously.
- Ad Reinhardt

My first serious project was photographing badgers -
very,
very difficult as they are shy and nocturnal.
- Nigel Dennis

The first priority of any serious program against poverty
is to strengthen the male role in poor families.
- George Gilder

It should be noted that children at play are not playing about;
their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.
- Michel de Montaigne

With the marketing pressures driving the book world today,
it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a
television show than a serious novelist.
- David Halberstam

I had never done any serious acting before,
but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
- Helena Christensen

If anyone would have been paying serious attention to my puppet shows,
I would have been sent to therapy very young.
- Bob Balaban

We write not only for children but also for their parents.
They, too, are serious children.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer


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