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Admitted Quotes

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To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing.
None is excluded, but excludes himself.
You have only to push aside the curtain.
- Henry David Thoreau

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It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily
limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible
causes of the events which occur in the real world.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

A quick example of that is a woman who said she'd been
healed of throat cancer where the faith healer admitted
he touched her on the forehead.
- James Randi

He never admitted anything, even on his deathbed.
He was a deluded liar.
If it weren't for my father, I don't think I would be so open.
So that's a huge blessing.
- Anne Heche

 

There was one public school for boys,
and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers -
only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
- Mary Antin

The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations
must be admitted to them.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.
- Elizabeth Taylor

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Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand
that Americans are forgiving,
and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country,
he would have escaped.
- Bob Woodward

Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is generally admitted that the most beautiful qualities
of a color are in its transparent state,
applied over a white ground with the light shining through the color.
- Maxfield Parrish

A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
- James Boswell

For the record, I am not an admitted homosexual,
nor am I a homosexual, though I do know the lyrics
to every show tune ever written,
which might perhaps account for the confusion.
- John Podhoretz

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent.
The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the
government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone,
and (b) that is not true.
- H. L. Mencken

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university,
ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds
it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
- Charles Babbage

For my own part I think no innocent species of wit
or pleasantry should be suppressed:
and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller
excellencies of lively conversation.
- James Boswell

It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges
enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890,
were taken away by legislation of 1890.
- Charles Tupper

The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant,
was particularly applied to a young man after he was
admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Saddam Hussein has openly admitted to the rest of the
world that he had weapons of mass destruction.
He used those weapons to kill his own people.
- Saxby Chambliss

Modification of form is admitted to be a matter of time.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

As soon as by one's own propaganda even a glimpse of
right on the other side is admitted,
the cause for doubting one's own right is laid.
- Adolf Hitler

When my parents first arrived there,
North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union,
and the country was still wild and harsh.
- Lawrence Welk

Invention, it must be humbly admitted,
does not consist in creating out of voice,
but out of chaos.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians
could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat.
- Lionel Blue

I gave in, and admitted that God was God.
- C. S. Lewis

Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family,
admitted that I was hideous.
- Sister Parish

I mean to say that Congress can hereafter decide whether any states,
slave or free, can be framed out of Texas.
If they should never be framed out of Texas,
they never could be admitted.
- William H. Seward

The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort,
only our attention and our openness to let the information through.
Although the brain absorbs universes of information,
little is admitted into normal consciousness.
- Marilyn Ferguson

If you deny that any principles of conduct at all are
common to and admitted by all men who try to behave reasonably -
well,
I don't see how you can have any ethics or any ethical background for law.
- Frederick Pollock

The head of the CIA, it seems to me,
would think long and hard before he admitted that former
employees of his had been involved in the murder of
the President of the United States-even if they weren't
acting on behalf of the Agency when they did it.
- Jim Garrison

This will be the fourth time I've seen this film.
I'm very proud of it and I think it's a great movie for women of any age.
And almost every single man I've talked to has admitted to crying.
- Amber Tamblyn

I think secrets often come out.
I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked
her if there were people who came to her and admitted
to doing horrible things and she said,
'More than you know.'
- Alice Hoffman

I completed the first three years of primary school
in one year and was admitted to the local school the
age of six directly into the fourth year,
some two years younger than all my contemporaries.
- Sydney Brenner

There is, however, another purpose to which academies contribute.
When they consist of a limited number of persons,
eminent for their knowledge, it becomes an object of
ambition to be admitted on their list.
- Charles Babbage

In such a case secrecy must be absolute to be effective,
and although mere vague curiosity induced many persons
of my intimate acquaintance to ask to be allowed to
just go in and have a peep,
I never admitted anyone.
- Henry Bessemer

The right of such control is already admitted by the State Socialists,
though they maintain that, as a matter of fact,
the individual would be allowed a much larger liberty than he now enjoys.
- Benjamin Tucker

I went there and helped him shuffle pictures of people,
and one of the agents asked me if I was interested in acting.
Of course, I was a little bit interested in it;
I'm sure that's part of the reason I moved to L.A.
even though I never admitted it to myself.
- Josh Duhamel

Each state in the Union is honored in the order of
when it ratified the Constitution and became a part of the United States.
This September it is Iowa's turn.
Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the union on December 28,
1846.
- Leonard Boswell

When I was about 17 or 18, I finally admitted to myself
that I wasn't going to change.
I didn't know what the consequences would be,
but I had the definite feeling that it was going to wreck my Disney career.
- Tommy Kirk

In the younger days of the Republic there lived in the county of -
two men,
who were admitted on all hands to be the very best men In the county;
which,
in the Georgia vocabulary, means they could flog any
other two men in the county.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

The past history of our globe must be explained by
what can be seen to be happening now.
No powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe,
no action to be admitted except those of which we know the principle.
- James Hutton

In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March
2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian
suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens,
and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003.
- Jim Gerlach

I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues.
But I never admitted it to myself.
I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason
for it ever becoming possible to do so.
- Alexis Korner

It's horrible to think that a small cadre of people
would manipulate that information.
I mean, for God's sake, we've admitted that we were
experimenting on our veterans with mustard gas.
So there is no security question.
It can't possibly be the reason.
- Dwight Schultz

No persons are more frequently wrong,
than those who will not admit they are wrong.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Immortality is a long shot, I admit.
But somebody has to be first.
- Bill Cosby

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I admit to wasting my life messing around with fast cars and motorcycles.
- Brock Yates

I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes.
It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
- Steve Jobs

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
- Mason Cooley

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
- Bruce Lee

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it?
If not, we should be sincere enough to admit
that we love evil too well to give it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it,
and the rest of us.
- Laurence J. Peter

In the one defence, briefly, we accept responsibility
but deny that it was bad:
in the other,
we admit that it was bad but don't accept full,
or even any, responsibility.
- J. L. Austin

It was a very stupid thing to do, I'll admit,
but I hardly didn't even know I was doing it.
- J. D. Salinger

Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical
of other people's children and publicly admit they
can do better are asking for it.
- Erma Bombeck

I'll admit I wanted to be a pilot, originally.
- Kent McCord

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors,
since all men are equal, but he does not admit that
he has no social inferiors,
for, from the time of Jefferson onward,
the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards,
not downwards.
- Bertrand Russell

I've got to admit it's getting better.
It's a little better all the time.
- Paul McCartney

Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds
negative and performers are not supposed to be negative,
but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
- Tom Glazer

I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake.
I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras,
not on my opposition to the Contra war.
- Bianca Jagger

I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?
- Sam Levenson

We all self-conscious.
I'm just the first to admit it.
- Kanye West

I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only
they would stop trying to be the same as us.
- Sacha Guitry

It wasn't about the money.
I just wanted them to admit it was their fault.
- Barry Sheene

I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive.
My boyfriend lives forty miles away.
- Phyllis Diller


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