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Red Skelton Quotes

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All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
- Red Skelton

Related topics: Marriage

If by chance some day you're not feeling well
and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done
and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart,
then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.
- Red Skelton

Our principles are the springs of our actions.
Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery.
Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
- Red Skelton

Congress: Bingo with billions.
- Red Skelton


 

I'm nuts and I know it.
But so long as I make 'em laugh, they ain't going to lock me up.
- Red Skelton

I personally believe we were put here to build and not to destroy.
- Red Skelton

No matter what your heartache may be,
laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.
- Red Skelton


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Exercise? I get it on the golf course.
When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
- Red Skelton

Any kid will run any errand for you,
if you ask at bedtime.
- Red Skelton

Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and
look around you for happiness instead of sadness.
Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
- Red Skelton

His death was the first time that Ed Wynn ever made anyone sad.
- Red Skelton

God's children and their happiness are my reasons for being.
- Red Skelton

I left home because I was hungry.
- Red Skelton

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

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

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Women want mediocre men,
and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
- Margaret Mead

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- The Buddha

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All men are equal before fish.
- Herbert Hoover

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

It's not the men in your life that counts,
it's the life in your men.
- Mae West, in the movie I'm No Angel

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

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

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

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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