It's considerably more difficult if you're foolish. " "I'm only accountable for what I say, not what you comprehend. " I'm a loudmouth, a baby picker-upper, a hugger, and a kisser. That's just who I am. " A guy deserves a second chance, but watch out for him. " "If it's not black and white, I say, 'Why the heck not?'"
These are some of the quotes that can be attributed to the great actor, director, and activist, John Ford. He was an American film producer and director who created many popular Western films in the 1930s and 1940s. His movies are considered classics today, especially those starring Wayne.
He was born on March 24th, 1892 in Winterset, Iowa and died on April 29th, 1969 in California.
As a boy, he loved horses and acted in stage plays before making his way to Hollywood in 1915. There he found work as a stunt man and bit player until 1920 when he became one of the most successful directors in the history of the movie industry.
During his career, he directed over 50 movies including several high-profile war films such as "Wagon Master" and "The Battle of Midway". He also won two Oscars for his direction.
His wife divorced him in 1956 because of his alcohol problem but they got back together in 1967 after he stopped drinking. He died of cancer the next year at age 80.
"Books and ideas are the most powerful weapons against bigotry and ignorance." If you can persuade the lowest white guy that he is superior to the best brown man, he won't notice you are picking his pocket. Lyndon B. Johnson.
"Stupid fantasies." Even the excellent ones are horrible because they remind you how inadequate reality is. " In an ideal world, everything would be either black or white, right or wrong, and everyone would understand the distinction. In fact, it's very difficult to find someone who completely agrees on anything. It's even more difficult to find one person who agrees with more than one other person. Most of us can agree that racism is bad, but when it comes down to specifics we usually end up arguing about them. And even those of us who think violence is wrong often disagree about what kind of violence is appropriate in which situations.
These are all examples of issues that may not be black or white, but are instead shades of gray. They're also problems that many people struggle with, myself included. But maybe instead of trying to talk ourselves out of our feelings on these things, we should just admit that we don't agree and move on?
Neal Shusterman has said some stupid things in his time but this one really takes the cake. Instead of trying to convince everyone that he's not really that stupid, I'll just let him say what he wants himself.
You should know that no matter where I go, you and I will always be together. "What should happen if you forget about me?" Pooh wondered. "Silly old bear, I'll never forget you," Christopher Robin remarked. "You're braver than you think, tougher than you appear, and wiser than you realize."
1. "You're braver than you think, tougher than you appear, and wiser than you realize." 2. "Sometimes the simplest things occupy the greatest space in your heart."
4 of the World's Most Influential Quotes, Revised for Today
"George Washington quotations" 1–30 of 200 shown. It is preferable to provide no justification than a poor one. " It is preferable to be alone than to be in lousy company." If free speech is restricted, those who are deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly deafeningly loud may prevail.
George Washington was the first president of the United States and the leader of the American Revolution. His reputation as a great commander and patriot remains today, even though at the time of his death he was unable to write his own obituary. However, it is known that he had written: "I can only say that I did my best and that I saw further than others believed possible at the time."
This short quotation is among the most well-known quotes by George Washington. It appears in many textbooks and is often attributed to him in articles and interviews. The exact date when it was said is not known. However, it is believed to have been uttered around 1795 after Washington failed to win over the people of Pennsylvania to his idea of what America should be like. In this case, it was probably used by someone trying to explain why Washington didn't give more speeches after he lost some battles.
It is interesting to note that although this quotation is often called "my best", Washington actually never wrote or spoke anything else. This shows that even though the quotation is widely known, it's not like Washington was constantly quoting himself.
"A winner is a never-say-die dreamer." Education is the most potent weapon you can use in order to alter the world. Do not measure me by my achievements; rather, judge me by how many times I have fallen and gotten back up. " "The courageous man is not one who is not scared, but one who overcomes that fear.
"I have learned from my mistakes and will not make the same ones again." "We must always remember that progress does not come about through any single act, but through millions of acts of hope and courage done by people who are willing to fight for their rights. " "It takes more than one person to change a situation, but it takes everyone working together to create a new reality."
"You may be young, but there is no age limit to being wise." "Sometimes we know what we want, but we don't take the time to find out why we want it." "If you work on something everyday, eventually it will get done.