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Telling Quotes
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Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Intention

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of
what his inner self is telling him.
- Frank Herbert

Suicide is man's way of telling God,
"You can't fire me -
I quit."
- Bill Maher

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I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

My father was always telling himself no one was perfect,
not even my mother.
- Broderick Crawford

Being a leader is like being a lady,
if you have to go around telling people you are one, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher


 

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
- Arnold H. Glasow

I confessed recently to an old friend,
"I realized I was looking at you,
in your visit, through old glasses.
Speaking old words.
Telling old stories.
I realize that in my life I've made so many
physical changes and I need to give my spirit time to catch up."
Time for my spirit to look at my friend
through the new glasses of current life experiences.
Old friends are precious.
They become even more treasured when they are wrapped
in the currentness of life experiences
and not relegated to the past in which they once lived.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My boyfriend keeps telling me I've got to own things.
So, first I bought this car.
And then he told me I oughta get a house.
'Why a house?' 'Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.'
- Julia Roberts

My mother always called me an ugly weed,
so I never was aware of anything until I was older.
Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful.
Sometimes this works miracles.
- Hedy Lamarr

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

It really does matter when we tell even the slightest untruth.
Even something as well intentioned as
telling someone their ill-finished
hair style looks wonderful will backfire -
certainly karmically, and usually practically.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual
entertainment which can bring pleasure and information
to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
- Walt Disney

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth
when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
- H. L. Mencken

I love opera, I love writing for the voice,
I love telling stories with music.
- Anthony Davis

Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are
made and why they go away.
- Carl Sandburg

But, the relationships that I see work -
As long as they're telling the truth,
and saying the things that you don't ever want to have
to say to another human being.
- Mark Ruffalo

The longer the president goes without telling his side of the story,
the more unease there will be in the public.
- George Stephanopoulos

I always believe it's better to have 30 imaginations working on a project,
rather than one imagination telling the other 29 what to do.
- Trevor Nunn

I keep telling myself, don't get cocky.
Give your services to the press and the media,
be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while.
- Vida Blue

In the process of telling the truth about what you feel or what you see,
each of us has to get in touch with himself or herself in a really deep,
serious way.
- June Jordan

One stops being a child when one realizes that telling
one's trouble does not make it any better.
- Cesare Pavese

The stammer was a way of telling the world that he was not like others,
a way of expressing his singularity.
- Ted Morgan

People who have what they want are fond of telling
people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it.
- Ogden Nash

Being cool is being your own self, not doing something
that someone else is telling you to do.
- Vanessa Hudgens

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn,
some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry

Because they feel that without them telling you to do this,
you wouldn't have had the characters that you have,
you wouldn't have the book that you have.
- Dan DeCarlo

I'm a layperson.
I barely got out of high school.
I have no business telling people what to do or my big philosophy on life.
I'm certainly not going to write any sort of memoir.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I will make a bargain with the Republicans.
If they will stop telling lies about Democrats,
we will stop telling the truth about them.
- Adlai Stevenson

I kept telling everyone I wasn't going to Washington to stay.
I go to visit.
- John Engler

I don't know what I have said.
I have answered so many questions and I am so confused
I don't know one thing from another.
I am telling you just as nearly as I know.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

We are not the originators of the story.
I think it's actually the opposite when you're an actor.
You're telling somebody else's story.
- Jessica Lange

I began by telling the president that there was a cancer
growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was
not removed the president himself would be killed by it.
- John Dean

In the '20s they were telling us wed all have our own
private plane and take vacations to the moon.
- Jay Chiat

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position
of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter;
second,
telling other people to do so.
- Bertrand Russell

One must be very particular about telling the truth.
Through truth one can realize God.
- Ramakrishna

There's always been a man telling me what to do.
- Loretta Lynn

The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase
unattainable material goals.
- Kit Williams

I'm an interpreter of stories.
When I perform it's like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.
- Nat King Cole

I'm strictly for Stevenson.
I don't dig the intellectual bit, but I'm telling you,
man, he knows the most.
- Elvis Presley

I was on my face.
I heard the count from one to 10.
I kept telling myself that I had to get up,
but I couldn't move.
I couldn't make myself move.
It was the strangest feeling.
- Rocky Marciano

I love being part of a company, and telling a story.
- Judi Dench

When that book came out, it was like Columbus telling
about America at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella.
- Theodore White

When you direct your first film, you always start by
telling stories that you are familiar with.
- Sophie Marceau

I hate telling that story to people who've been struggling for years.
- Terry Goodkind

History had its own way of explaining things.
The way historians explain things is by telling a story.
- Donald Kagan

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you.
All they show is limitation.
Look with your understanding, find out what you already know,
and you'll see the way to fly.
- Richard Bach

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead,
he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis

Oh, absolutely, it felt more serious than your typical job.
One of the things that got us through how difficult
the shooting actually was was that we are telling a real story.
- John C. Reilly

There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
- Charles de Lint

When I was with Ellen, I was telling people,
If you come out, it's gonna be better for you.
But I honestly don't know that.
- Anne Heche

When people tell you how young you look,
they are telling you how old you are.
- Cary Grant

There's a great tradition in storytelling that's thousands of years old,
telling stories about kings and their palaces,
and that's really what I wanted to do.
- Aaron Sorkin

I consider anybody who weighs over 200 pounds fat,
and time was when I could not refrain from telling such people so.
- Gloria Swanson

I keep telling people: Don't make me the poster boy
for AA because I don't know a lot about sobriety,
but I do know a lot about drinking.
- Billy Joel

There's no such thing as second class citizenship.
That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.
- H. Rap Brown

The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called
critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs.
- Brian Lumley

If you say that the history of the Church is a long succession of scandals,
you are telling the truth, though if that is all you say,
you are distorting the truth.
- Gerald Vann

We were telling everybody we weren't getting back together
when we were in the studio actually recording.
We wanted to try it on, to see how it would fit.
- Nikki Sixx

We spend the first twelve months of our children's
lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve
telling them to sit down and shut up.
- Phyllis Diller

Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons' subversive story telling,
but there's another message in there,
which is a celebration of making wild,
funny stories.
- Matt Groening

Sure!
Why should any experts be the arbiters...
That's like telling someone they can't be a vegetarian.
- Virginia Johnson

I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience,
telling me I've reached their hearts.
And when I do, the thrill is mine.
- Kate Smith

People are always telling me that change is good.
But all that means is that something you didn't want to happen has happened.
- Meg Ryan

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth -
anonymously and posthumously.
- Thomas Sowell

A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding
his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Telling the world is the most difficult experience of my life,
but it is very close to having to live through the
experience that occasion this meeting.
- Anita Hill

Being an actor is an extension of telling a story and
I loved story telling as a child.
- Amanda Burton

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth
becomes a revolutionary act.
- George Orwell

I was always telling everybody that I could be funny.
- Sally Kellerman


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