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Quotations by author » Pearl Bailey
American Entertainer notable for her sultry singing and mischievous humour. 1918-1990
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A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
Authority
A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
AmbitionLove
Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.
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Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence
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I never really look for anything. What God throws my way comes. I wake up in the morning and whichever way God turns my feet, I go.
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Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.
Ideas
No one can figure out your worth but you.
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People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.
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Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment
Time
The fact is that it takes more than ingredients and technique to cook a good meal. A good cook puts something of himself into the preparation -- he cooks with enjoyment, anticipation, spontaneity, and he is willing to experiment.
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The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that.
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The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
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There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
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There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you if you don't repeat it.
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There's a period of life when we swallow a knowledge of ourselves and it becomes either good or sour inside.
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To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.
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We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us -- not our effects on others.
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What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.
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When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
Age
You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.
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