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Edward Hoagland Quotes

I hope you find these Edward Hoagland Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Many people have believed that they were Chosen,
but none more baldly than the Texans.
- Edward Hoagland

The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage,
except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with
some regularity that He may be dying.
- Edward Hoagland

Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga -
stylized because even the most acute of them have little
leeway as they play out their parts.
- Edward Hoagland

Country people do not behave as if they think life is short;
they live on the principle that it is long,
and savor variations of the kind best appreciated if most days are the same.
- Edward Hoagland


 

Men greet each other with a sock on the arm,
women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.
- Edward Hoagland

Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents.
- Edward Hoagland

Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where
would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard,
bristling Indian tribes?
- Edward Hoagland


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In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely
try to train him to be semi-human.
The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility
of becoming partly a dog.
- Edward Hoagland

City people try to buy time as a rule,
when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time,
although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the
notion of a better life ahead.
- Edward Hoagland

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The Lord prefers common-looking people.
That is why he makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
- Emo Philips

There are many answers you have received
but have not yet heard.
- A Course In Miracles

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

There are not many things in life
so beautiful as true friendship,
and not many things more uncommon.
- Anonymous

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch
too many of them together.
- Josh Billings

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

Too many people spend money they haven't earned,
to buy things they don't want,
to impress people they don't like.
- Will Rogers

The trouble with the world is not
that people know too little,
but that they know so many things that ain't so.
- Mark Twain

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

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
- Oscar Wilde

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times,
always with the same person.
- Germaine Greer

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice,
more drunkards than thirst,
and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
- The Buddha

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere,
and many of us will have to pass
through the valley of the shadow of death
again and again before we reach
the mountaintop of our desires.
- Nelson Mandela

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor,
it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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