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Walter Washington Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes by Walter Washington.

Mine has been a concern for the people,
a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people
working together racially,
ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city.
- Walter Washington

What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter
Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city,
that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed
and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized.
- Walter Washington

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the energy of the universe is mine
to use as spirit directs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I am merely a bit player in your stories,
as you are merely a bit player in mine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed
in any subject as I am in mine.
- Charles Darwin

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take
total responsibility for our attitudes.
That's the day we truly grow up.
- John C. Maxwell

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult.
It's not.
Mine had me trained in two days.
- Bill Dana

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Emily Bronte

If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine,
you're not going to get very far.
You simply won't.
- Sidney Poitier

The sad thing about any business I suppose,
but in mine you see it particularly,
is that you're always asked to do what you've already done.
- Jeremy Irons

I think it would be impossible if you had a name like
mine not to get a little flack for it.
- Michael Winterbottom

I knew that with a mouth like mine, I just hadda be a star or something.
- Barbra Streisand

Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have
to do is think up a certain number of words!
Plus, you can repeat words!
And they don't even have to be true!
- Dave Barry

Youth will be served, every dog has his day,
and mine has been a fine one.
- George Borrow

In the South or in the mine country,
wherever you point the camera there is a picture.
- Ben Shahn

It's great when you find somebody you're compatible with,
but I'm really into separate bedrooms.
You live your life and I live mine.
- Claudia Christian

Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes
already evident in the Arctic are a call to action.
- Susan Collins

Trade is nothing else but a Commutation of Superfluities;
for instance: I give mine,
what I can spare, for somewhat of yours,
which I want, and you can spare.
- Dudley North

I have heard your views.
They do not harmonize with mine.
The decision is taken unanimously.
- Charles de Gaulle

I just feel that no matter what comes in a career -
and mine has been all over the map -
you must stay at the table,
pick up the cards you're dealt and play them.
- Frank Langella

We're all given some sort of skill in life.
Mine just happens to be beating up on people.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

If I love a song, I make it mine.
- Chaka Khan

If I could change on thing about myself,
I would: Have better knees.
Mine are shot because of injuries.
You're only as good as your legs, whether you're an athlete or an actor.
- William Petersen

Deep Throat is a guy who could have your files and mine in his trust.
- Chuck Colson

If the means were available, we could trace our ancestry -
yours and mine -
back to the first blob of life-like material that came
into being on the planet.
- Clifford D. Simak

I wouldn't like to see a chick of mine taking her clothes
off and kissing a fellow on screen.
And my girls must get very hurt when they see me doing it.
- Oliver Reed

I like consistency.
If you've had a childhood like mine,
you want some things you can rely on to stay the same.
- Norman Wisdom

In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear,
gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning.
- Roger Ascham

A friend of mine said, no matter what I do I always
look like an English teacher.
She actually said, you still look like a Campbell's Soup kid.
- Kate Clinton

A guy called Arthur Brown...
was a big influence of mine...
and also Ian Anderson from Jethro Tull.
- Bruce Dickinson

All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory,
and mine only while I look.
- Wislawa Szymborska

I've had to do all kinds of jobs to pay the rent.
I've even worked in a Cornish tin mine.
- Peter Wright

There's a few tunes of mine that don't have jokes,
but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.
- Mose Allison

It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the
one way possible Of speaking truth,
to mouths like mine at least.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Tom Hanks has been a huge idol of mine.
I'd love to work with someone like him someday.
You could learn a lot working with someone like that.
- James Lafferty

This desk of mine is one at which a man may die,
but from which he cannot resign.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words,
mine and thine, were taken away.
- Anaxagoras

For as well as I have loved thee heretofore,
mine heart will not serve now to see thee;
for through thee and me is the flower of kings and knights destroyed.
- Thomas Malory

Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy,
I knew Jack Kennedy.
Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine.
Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy.
- Lloyd Bentsen

I really believe that everyone has a talent,
ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
- Dean Koontz

If I stumbled badly in doing the job,
I think it would have made life more difficult for women,
and that was a great concern of mine and still is.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I think about the meaning of pain.
Pain is personal.
It really belongs to the one feeling it.
Probably the only thing that is your own.
I like mine.
- Henry Rollins

She had in mind a different kind of looking person,
because his appearance is not at all like mine.
- Fritz Weaver

A man has to have goals - for a day,
for a lifetime -
and that was mine,
to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams,
the greatest hitter who ever lived.'
- Ted Williams

Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks.
The actors and directors put their own signatures on them.
- Thornton Wilder

There's more to anybody.
Just because you haven't noticed it,
that's your problem,
that's not mine.
- Al Lewis

The truth is, I could no more dictate her nature than she could dictate mine.
Kinsey's happy as she is and she doesn't need to be rescued,
improved, or saved.
- Sue Grafton

An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him.
When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.
- Sting

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right
to kill me because he lives on the other side of a
river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine,
though I have not quarrelled with him?
- Blaise Pascal

And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that
time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville,
their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine.
- Lee Ann Womack

Money is time.
With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise
would not in any sense be mine;
nay,
which would make me their miserable bondsman.
- George Gissing

May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine.
- Frank Sinatra

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft.
And so is mine.
It's not Jane Saw Puff.
But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds

I have seen doctors, in good faith, leave patients on steroids for years,
thinking they are doing right.
A friend of mine was on steroids for so long,
she has severe osteoporosis.
- Mary Ann Mobley

I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine.
You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one
according to his work and accomplishments.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked,
is mine.
- Nikola Tesla

I was rather disappointed, because the one thing I
wanted to gain from that opportunity was to add something to his music,
and have him add something to mine.
- Michael Nyman

I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure,
a field of action for performers to express an expressive
need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey.
- John Eaton

I live in my house as I live inside my skin:
I know more beautiful,
more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins:
but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine.
- Primo Levi

Chris Martin's a good friend of mine.
I'm actually Apple's godfather.
He's an old friend and we've been mates for quite a few years now.
- Simon Pegg

Other states are trying to abolish the death penalty...
mine's putting in an express lane.
- Ron White

The final test of a painting, theirs,
mine, any other, is: does the painter's emotions come across?
- Franz Kline

That science has long been neglected and declining in England,
is not an opinion originating with me,
but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine.
- Charles Babbage

He that is proud of riches is a fool.
For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold,
how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
- Jeremy Taylor


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