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Ray Stevens Quotes

I hope you find these Ray Stevens Quotes inspiring and motivational.

I'm a terrible trumpet player.
- Ray Stevens

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling


 

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

The food at this place is really terrible ...
and such small portions.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch


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There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant
leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

It is well that war is so terrible.
We should grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

Dad, I'm in some trouble.
There's been an accident and you're going to hear all
sorts of things about me from now on.
Terrible things.
- Edward Kennedy

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the
part of a great many people to the effect that when
you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
- Louis Kronenberger

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word -
religion.
Then I go out and paint the stars.
- Vincent Van Gogh

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

When I did have a little bit of commercial success,
it really didn't suit my temperament at all.
I'm a terrible public person.
- Juliana Hatfield

So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting -
and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!
- Nigel Dennis

I really don't know what I'm doing...
I don't.
It's terrible.
I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can,
and that's all I really do.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Money is in some respects life's fire:
it is a very excellent servant,
but a terrible master.
- P. T. Barnum

I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful
and terrible enigma which is life.
- Eugenio Montale

Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is
supreme for some man and woman,
every hour the apotheosis of some passion!
- William McFee

With God, what is terrible is that one never knows
whether it's not just a trick of the devil.
- Jean Anouilh

Writing a novel is a terrible experience,
during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay.
- Flannery O'Connor

Why do we work so hard to feel so terrible.
- Hollis Stacy

We think it will be shortly afterwards,
but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big
stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand.
- Henry L. Stimson

There's an awful lot of terrible television which I could do,
but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You.
- Ian Hislop

All strange and terrible events are welcome,
but comforts we despise.
- Cleopatra

Terrible is the fight put up by the senses.
Fight bravely!
Conquer them you must.
- Swami Sivananda

I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also
feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to.
And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
- Jim Carrey

If he is a ghost, then it's very disappointing for me,
because he is banished in the story,
and that could mean that he won't be coming back,
and that would be terrible, wouldn't it?
- Paul Darrow

Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being
something helpless that wants help from us.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

When there's a terrible illness like AIDS sweeping through,
you help people.
- Bernadette Peters

I have been made redundant before and it is a terrible blow;
redundant is a rotten word because it makes you think you are useless.
- Billy Connolly

What a terrible thing to have lost one's mind.
Or not to have a mind at all.
How true that is.
- Dan Quayle

I have terrible handwriting.
I now say it's a learning disability...
but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over
the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
- Andrew Greeley

Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving
on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.
- Jeffrey Archer

There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the
skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

All the modern verse plays, they're terrible;
they're mostly about the poetry.
It's more important that the play is first.
- Denis Johnson

The first time I ever played the trumpet in public,
I played the Marine Hymn.
I sounded terrible.
- Wynton Marsalis

Eradicating a religion of kindness is,
I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
- Martin Scorsese

It's a terrible thing to be alone - yes it is -
it is - but don't lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath -
as terrible as you like -
but a mask.
- Katherine Mansfield

It was terrible on dates, because I could never eat when I was on a date.
- Robert Barnes

The Clinton administration hated us,
and it was a terrible struggle with them.
I think that they felt if they didn't play,
they could strangle us in our crib.
- Brit Hume

Temptation to behave is terrible.
- Bertolt Brecht

Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible,
for what I already possess.
- Juan Ramon Jimenez

He is a terrible planner, though.
So am I. - Linda McCartney

Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
- Frank Moore Colby

We have gotten some terrible reviews at times but if
we depended on the judgment of the studios or critics,
we never would have made more than one movie.
- Ismail Merchant

I don't consider myself a survivor; that's someone
who has gone through something terrible.
- Geraldine Ferraro

I'd make a terrible practitioner of any religion in any formal setting.
- David Knopfler

The waist is a terrible thing to mind.
- Tom Wilson

It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
- Sophocles

It's a terrible thing to speak well and be wrong.
- Sophocles

I wish you well and I hope it will be a huge hit,
because that would be very good for me.
And if, God forbid, it's a terrible flop,
well that would be very good for me.
- Jonathan Harris

Better to go than sit around being a terrible old bore.
- Auberon Waugh

Once we open the door to the plutonium economy,
we expose ourselves to absolutely terrible,
horrifying risks from these people.
- David R. Brower

I mean, I felt terrible.
And in the beginning, I mean, I was completely devastated.
I mean, can you imagine the kind of guilt that you would feel,
and the responsibility?
- Monica Lewinsky

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that
to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
- Stephen Fry

The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me,
but that of books most of all.
- William Dean Howells

When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive
that you could say about black people.
That's a terrible burden.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I apologize for my terrible interview skills.
- Heath Ledger

I could do terrible things to people who dump unwanted animals by the roadside.
- James Herriot

There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business:
Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
- Maureen O'Hara


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